Ruby Princess passengers infected others with COVID-19 on Qantas flight, research suggests

Comment by tonytan2015: Governments in Australia saw it fit to lock down all citizens but are still worshipping their so called inviolable “privacy” of the possible human sources of infection even in their own created pandemic ! Where are their priorities?

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-09-30/covid19-ruby-princess-passengers-infected-qantas-coronavirus/12718748

  • A study shows several people on a Qantas flight with Ruby Princess passengers developed COVID-19
  • Qantas is using the study to ramp up demands for sharing of passenger manifests
  • The airline says if it was aware of the risk, Ruby Princess passengers would not have been allowed on board

The findings, based on genomic sequencing by West Australian researchers, has prompted Qantas to step up its demands for a consistent national protocol for sharing of passenger manifests…

As previously reported by the ABC, Qantas and Virgin Airlines were repeatedly denied access to the Ruby Princess passenger manifest, told by Border Force and health authorities that such information could not be released for privacy reasons.

Qantas said it did not become aware cruise ship passengers were on QF577 until two days after the flight…