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Virus testing blitz in Melbourne runs into conspiracy resistance

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Many of the new cases in Victoria, which had reined in the virus in May, have been traced back to one security worker at a hotel where returning travelers were held in quarantine............

So many of the new cases were people who were quarantined in case they had the virus but had it passed to them from one of the security workers guarding them? I would be seriously pissed off about that if I were one of them.

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Find out who has it. Isolate them from those who don't. Treat the sick patients who do test positive. Then you can stop the spread and snuff out this flame.

Everybody everywhere should be cooperative to this end.

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Anybody who refuses to be tested should go into a mandatory two-week quarantine.

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UK press reporting that the security workers "guarding" the returning travelers in quarantine apparently were having sexual relations with some of them.   also that the "quarantine" was otherwise pretty lax.

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So many of the new cases were people who were quarantined in case they had the virus but had it passed to them from one of the security workers guarding them? I

I think you read this wrong. The guard caught it from a returning traveller and he in turn passed it to the general population.

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UK press reporting that the security workers "guarding" the returning travelers in quarantine apparently were having sexual relations with some of them.  

Not like the UK press to sensationalise a story and add lurid details. Do you have a link?

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Good. Seems like people are waking up

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At least they do testing in Melbourne!

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Not like the UK press to sensationalise a story and add lurid details. Do you have a link?

Not just UK press...was reported in Australian media widely too ...one of the security guards blew the whistle...just Google it.

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Do you have a link?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8482659/Melbournes-goes-lockdown-checkpoints-city-fight-second-wave.html

I'm shocked (adopting my Daily Mail persona).

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one of the security guards blew the whistle

Is that what the kids are calling it these days?

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Ah_soToday  04:52 pm JST

I think you read this wrong. The guard caught it from a returning traveller and he in turn passed it to the general population.

That is not what THIS says no matter how you twist the words:

Many of the new cases in Victoria, which had reined in the virus in May, have been traced back to one security worker at a hotel where returning travelers were held in quarantine,

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