Comparing US and UK case numbers suggests Australia’s India flight ban based on ‘fear factor’

Comparing US and UK case numbers suggests Australia’s India flight ban based on ‘fear factor’

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Experts say Morrison government must overturn suspension or risk perception the policy is ‘racist’

Epidemiologists are questioning why Australia has banned all flights from India, with a Guardian analysis revealing India has fewer coronavirus cases per capita than either the United States or the United Kingdom during their respective Covid peaks.

The Australian government did not suspend flights from those countries as it did this week with India.

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