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Australia: Four Newborn Babies Die After Being Denied Heart Surgery Due to Travel Rules

Australia: Four Newborn Babies Die After Being Denied Heart Surgery Due to COVID Travel Rules

Adelaide is the only mainland Australian capital that doesn’t provide paediatric cardiac surgery, therefore around 100 babies a year have to be sent interstate to receive treatment. However, due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions imposed by the Australian government, transfers to Melbourne have stopped and the babies have to make a longer journey to Sydney instead.

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