Prominent doctor slams ongoing border closures

AMA President Dr Omar Khorshid says keeping his home state of WA shut off will not save it from Omicron

AMA president Dr Omar Khorshid has lashed out after the WA government reneged on plans to open its borders, warning ongoing closures “won’t protect the state forever”. 

Dr Omar Khorshid.

Premier Mark McGowan announced last week that he would no longer be reopening his state to the rest of the country on 5 February in a bid to prevent “thousands of COVID-19 cases” pouring in.

Perth-based Dr