About 5,500 and 5,400 deaths from cardiovascular disease, including stroke, and lung cancer were expected this year, according to the analysis.
A study from Monash Children’s Hospital showed that heart disease in adolescents aged 12 to 18 is less common and follows a “mild, self-resolving clinical course.”
ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen Smith said: “This level of community transmission still poses a risk to community members, especially those at risk of serious consequences.
COVID-19 is Australia’s ‘third leading cause of death so far in 2022’.
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