Prominent epidemiologist reveals brain tumor diagnosis, will take leave to spend time with family
Mary-Louise McLaws will take one month’s leave from her work duties to spend time with her family after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.
The UNSW Professor of Epidemiology and COVID advisor to the World Health Organisation took to Twitter to reveal her diagnosis, which was identified after suffering a “severe headache”.
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“After a severe headache (on) Thursday, I was diagnosed with a brain tumour. I will now be on a month’s sick leave from UNSW and WHO... Now it is time with my family. Best wishes to you all,” Professor McLaws wrote.
Since the COVID pandemic began, Professor McLaws became a recognisable face in Australia for her guidance and commentary on the COVID-19 pandemic.
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