The US death toll in the coronavirus pandemic has now surpassed 250,000 people – by far the highest national toll worldwide. Infections are soaring to new highs across the country. New York City was the epicentre of the US outbreak earlier this year – now it’s decided to close all public schools again as it […]
Two major European countries have announced they will be going into some kind of national lockdown in the coming days. This comes as Europe claims nearly half of all global coronavirus infections in the last week. Elizabeth Palmer looks at the drastic measures taken for desperate times.
We’ve heard from so many teachers and students who are using Crash Course videos to help with learning amid all this uncertainty, and we are very grateful. Here is some widely applicable, evidence-based public health advice that we put together with the help of our friends at Operation Outbreak and the Sabeti Lab at Harvard. […]
The Secretary of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Chris Eccles has stood down after handing his phone records to the hotel quarantine inquiry. He says he wants to avoid any distraction from the ongoing work of the Victorian public sector during the coronavirus pandemic. Victoria has recorded 15 new cases of coronavirus and no […]
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States has hit a new milestone, surpassing seven million. The US remains the world’s worst-hit nation with the most cases and deaths. Italy was one of the first countries to go into coronavirus lockdown back in March. The international community watched on as their hospitals overflowed […]
Victoria has recorded 21 new cases of COVID-19 and a further seven deaths overnight. Metropolitan Melbourne’s 14 day case average is now 39.3. It comes after the state recorded 45 cases yesterday. It’s the ninth consecutive day the state has recorded below 50 new cases. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/coronavirus/ For more from ABC News, click […]
As Europe and other parts of the world start to emerge from their Covid-19 restrictions, we’re asking whether the coronavirus is really behind us – and whether Europeans are prepared in case it comes back. Our guest is the director of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Dr. Andrea Ammon is the German doctor […]