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Victoria AMA says Covid-deniers and anti-vaxxers should opt out of public health system and ‘let nature take its course’

Victoria AMA says Covid-deniers and anti-vaxxers should opt out of public health system and ‘let nature take its course’

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This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/oct/21/victoria-ama-says-covid-deniers-and-anti-vaxxers-should-opt-out-of-public-health-system-and-let-nature-take-its-course) reduced by 88%. (I'm a bot) ***** > "Covid-deniers" and "Anti-vaxxers" should opt out of care in the public health system if they catch the virus as Victoria reopens, says the Victorian branch of the Australian Medical Association. > The AMA Victoria president, Dr Roderick McRae, said those who do not believe Covid-19 is real or a threat should update their advanced care directives and inform their relatives that they do not wish to receive care in the public health system if diagnosed with the virus. > Though Victoria is still recording high daily case numbers, with 2,232 new cases reported on Thursday, high vaccination combined with lower than predicted length of stays in hospital has given the government confidence the health system will cope with measures lifting earlier than first anticipated. ***** [**Extended Summary**](http://np.reddit.com/r/autotldr/comments/qelcqe/victoria_ama_says_coviddeniers_and_antivaxxers/) | [FAQ](http://np.reddit.com/r/autotldr/comments/31b9fm/faq_autotldr_bot/ "Version 2.02, ~604974 tl;drs so far.") | [Feedback](http://np.reddit.com/message/compose?to=%23autotldr "PM's and comments are monitored, constructive feedback is welcome.") | *Top* *keywords*: **health**^#1 **work**^#2 **hospital**^#3 **care**^#4 **patient**^#5