'You don’t want to die,' says leading GP in pandemic plea

Dr Mukesh Haikerwal is urging people to 'do the right thing' as COVID-19 cases emerge near his Melbourne practice

A leading Victorian GP has made a heartfelt plea to Australians to get vaccinated, saying the messaging needs to be crystal clear and as simple as "you don’t want to die".

Dr Mukesh Haikerwal.

Dr Mukesh Haikerwal made the call at the Victorian Government’s daily COVID-19 press briefing on Thursday.

He appeared after it was revealed