Pandemic plan activated as coronavirus spreads and an impact on Australia becomes likely

Kirsten Lawson
Updated February 27 2020 - 8:20pm, first published 8:00pm
Health Minister Greg Hunt: The government is now preparing for a pandemic. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong
Health Minister Greg Hunt: The government is now preparing for a pandemic. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Prime Minister Scott Morrison activated the national pandemic plan on Thursday as the coronavirus spreads to 42 countries and Australia looks increasingly likely to be impacted.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

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