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Banning Christmas will ‘simply lead to breaches’ of lockdown rules, expert warns – Yahoo News Australia

Professor Calum Semple said the current lockdown meant areas with high infection rates were seeing the “tide turning”.

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Banning Christmas celebrations will simply lead to breaches of social distancing measures, one of the governments scientific advisors has warned.
Calum Semple, a professor of child health and outbreak medicine at Liverpool University, predicted that people would ignore the governments restrictions if they are not relaxed over Christmas.
Semple, a member of the Scientific Advisory Group…

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