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New plan to protect people with disability from COVID-19

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The federal government has unveiled a targeted plan to help manage and prevent the transmission of COVID-19 for people with disability.  

The national cabinet released the plan last week, after consulting with people with lived experience, Disabled People’s Organisations, and those across the disability, research and healthcare sectors.

The plan looks at potential issues for people with disability including reliance on close contact with carers and support workers, vulnerability to respiratory illnesses, and barriers to receiving health care.

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Source:
Luke Michael, 2020, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au)

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