‘Take a deep breath’: Media told to stop Omicron ‘fearmongering’
Ben Fordham has called out the media, along with the medical community, for fearmongering over the Omicron strain.
There have been no deaths attributed to Omicron, and no NSW case has been admitted to hospital.
The South African doctor who first identified the Omicron variant had told Ben Fordham there was no cause for panic.
“But the medical community and the media went haywire,” Ben said.
Infectious diseases expert Dr Clay Golledge told Ben “we’re very good at panicking here in Australia”.
“I think we just need to take a deep breath and get on with things.”
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