Every Australian quarantine hotel should be reviewed for aerosol transmission risk, expert says

Every Australian quarantine hotel should be reviewed for aerosol transmission risk, expert says

The Guardian

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Jane Halton says there are lessons to be learned from recent Covid outbreaks and best practice adopted

The adviser responsible for a major review of the Australian quarantine system says every hotel currently in use should be re-assessed for the risk of aerosol transmission.

Jane Halton, a former health department secretary, said states and territories must learn from recent quarantine outbreaks, including in Western Australia, where the Mercure Perth hotel was deemed “high risk” due to its poor ventilation.

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