- The coronavirus transmission risk remains high, warned the World Health Organization during a meeting of its emergency committee.
- WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the COVID-19 pandemic is a “once-in-a-century health crisis” with effects that will be felt for “decades to come.”
- The health crisis already taught us that some COVID-19 patients will take weeks or even months to recover and may sustain internal damage from the infection that could lead to long-las…
Virus ‘starkly exposed’ aged care flaws – Australian Associated Press
Federal heath authorities failed to develop a coronavirus plan for aged care homes, with the pandemic leaving flaws in the sector “starkly exposed”, a royal commission has been told.
Australia’s virus aged care death rate is among the highest in the world, at 68 per cent, counsel assisting the commission Peter Rozen QC said on Monday.
As of Sunday, 203 of the nation’s almost 300 deaths had been in aged care.
He said while much had been done to…
vaccine would be shared – Australian Associated Press
US Health Secretary Alex Azar says any US vaccine or treatment for COVID-19 would be shared fairly with the rest of the world, once the US need has been satisfied.
There are more than 200 COVID-19 vaccine candidates in development around the world, including more than 20 in human clinical trials.
US President Donald Trump has vowed to have a shot ready before year’s end, though they typically take several years to develop and test for safety and…
False claims resurface about tests for COVID-19 and its survival rate – Education – Australian Associated Press
A Facebook post claims tests for COVID-19 cannot distinguish between the coronavirus, the flu and common cold.
A Facebook post claims COVID-19 tests cannot distinguish between COVID-19, the flu and common cold. It also claims a 99.5 per cent “survival rate” for the coronavirus.
The post features an image of a yellow map of Australia in the background with text that begins with, “Dear Australia” before asking a series of questions including: “A virus with a 99.5% survival rate that has killed fewer than the normal flu season?” and “a virus that the test can’t identify separately from the f…
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