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‘Confused’ mask rules in hospitals pose major Covid risk for holiday season, AMA president warns

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“Confused rules” around mask-wearing and social distancing in hospitals pose a major health risk, the president of the Australian Medical Association says, as the nation faces a new wave of Covid-19.

Prof Steve Robson on Tuesday said rules on masks in hospitals and other health settings have “become bit hard to interpret”, calling for state and territory health departments to step up.

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