Why we need a royal commission into the handling of COVID-19

This month about as many people have died with COVID-19 in Australia – more than 1,000 – as die in the whole of a bad year from influenza.

Scott Morrison.

“Because of extraordinarily high virus transmission, we’re getting more deaths now in this ‘enlightenment’ COVID-19 time than in the ‘dark ages’ time,” says Professor Brendan Crabb, research scientist and director of the