ABC AM interview with Sabra Lane

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus test updates; Travel advice and border closures; 97,000 new testing kits; Testing criteria; School closures; Mass gatherings; Liberal Party donor tested positive; Has Minister Hunt been tested?   SABRA LANE:         The World Health Organization is encouraging countries to test, test, test, yet until now, Australia has strictly limited tests to people…

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Today Show interview with Allison Langdon and Karl Stefanovic

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus update; 97,000 new testing kits; Self-isolating; Vaccinations.   KARL STEFANOVIC: Well the world is racing to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus but in Australia, the number of people infected continues to rise with more than 400 confirmed cases across the nation.   ALLISON LANGDON: With Aussies now pushing for…

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Sunrise interview with Natalie Barr

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus update; Mass gatherings; Doctor’s petition   NATALIE BARR: Well Australia’s National Cabinet has met overnight by video link to discuss the increasing coronavirus crisis. We’re joined now by Health Minister Greg Hunt. Morning to you.   GREG HUNT: Good morning Nat.   NATALIE BARR: Are gatherings at pubs, cafes and cinemas…

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Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 impacts on Australia; Expanding telehealth; Vaccines update; New masks; Test kits; Sports clubs cancelling games; Lockdowns; Aged care; Childcare and schools.   GREG HUNT: I recognise the importance and the gravity of the challenge, not just Australia but the world faces with regards to coronavirus.   We know that over 150…

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Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE…   Topics: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research; COVID-19 response; European travel ban consideration; Mass gatherings; Major events/Grand Prix; Federal Government economic package; US travel ban   DOUG HILTON: It’s great to see so many people interested in our new drug discovery centre. It’s fantastic. It’s good to welcome you to the…

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Transcript – ABC AM interview with Sabra Lane

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus; Pop-Up Clinics; Coronavirus hotline; Additional staff; Communications campaign; Travel ban to Italy   SABRA LANE: The Federal Health Minister is Greg Hunt, he joined me earlier to discuss the government’s health response.   Greg Hunt, good morning and welcome to AM.   GREG HUNT: Good morning.   SABRA LANE: How will…

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Today Show interview with Allison Langdon and Karl Stefanovic

E&OE…                       Topics: Coronavirus health support package;   KARL STEFANOVIC: The Federal Government is today announcing a multibillion dollar emergency health plan to tackle the rapidly increasing outbreak.   ALLISON LANGDON: It includes more than 100 pop-up testing clinics and bulk billing health care over the phone.   Health Minister Greg Hunt joins us now.…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Sydney

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 update; Italian travel advice; National hotline; Telehealth; 14-day isolation period; Medical advice on reinfection; Complete 14-day shutdown; Respiratory clinics; Cruise industry; Launching a Government app.   GREG HUNT: I’m joined by the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy.   In relation to the global and national developments, sadly we now have…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Frankston Hospital – Melbourne

E&OE…                       Topics: Morrison Government secures additional 54 million face masks; Coronavirus response, Minister Mikakos’ criticism of Dr Chris Higgins; ADF positives; Staffers or politicians on the same flight as ADF personnel; Telehealth subsidy; Newstart; GP guidelines.   GREG HUNT: I’d like to thank everybody for joining us today at Frankston Hospital.   We’re at…

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