He continued to warn Australians that if the ‘stage one’ measures are not followed, harsher restrictions may need to be put in place. “As we’ve just made very clear, that when that doesn’t occur, then more dramatic measures have to be introduced,” Morrison said. “I would simply ask Australians to be calm and exercise some sensible judgement.”
Professor Murphy then echoed that “some people haven’t got it” when it comes to how our lives have to change as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I’m particularly talking to young people who may think they’re immune to the effects of this virus,” he said.
“It’s true, most young people don’t get significant disease. But as a young person, you don’t want to be responsible for the severe and possibly fatal disease of an elder, vulnerable Australian.
“We have to stop the rapid spread of this virus. There has…