ABC medical expert and Coronacast host Dr Norman Swan tested for COVID-19

Dr Norman Swan. Photo: Screen grab iView
Dr Norman Swan. Photo: Screen grab iView

ABC medical expert Dr Norman Swan has been tested for coronavirus.

Dr Swan, perceived as being Australia's medical voice of reason as the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the nation, is now in self-isolation at home after developing symptoms.

"OK, so now I have to admit I'm at home because I do have symptoms and after I finish this I'm going to get tested," he told ABC Radio this morning.

Dr Swan, a multi-award-winning producer and broadcaster, is the presenter of the Health Report on Radio National.

His most recent recent project has been the ABC COVID-19 specific podcast, Coronacast.

Dr Swan's career has been highlighted by his desire to keep the Australian public informed of health developments as they happen.

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This story Dr Norman Swan tested for coronavirus first appeared on The Canberra Times.