Aged care residents — and everybody else — would benefit from better control of COVID-19 transmission


Gwendolyn L Gilbert

Medical Journal Australia, Editorial published online 4 February 2023. DOI:

In this editorial in Medical Journal of Australia written in December 2022, Professor Lyn Gilbert discusses how most personal risk factors for death from COVID-19 of older people are unavoidable but asks whether more could be done to protect older people from risks of exposure to virus and loneliness.