Politics Science/Environment

Clive Palmer and Donald Trump say; “Malaria drug can help treat Covid 19.” Scientists say “Danger! Danger!”

President Trump says it is great for coronavirus. And Queensland businessman and former federal MP, Clive Palmer, has pledged to fund 1m doses, despite warnings it can lead to heart attacks, eye damage and comas leading to death. An Arizona man died, and his wife was hospitalized, after taking a […]

Politics Science/Environment

Social distancing and quarantine does work – new study.

A new modelling study conducted in a simulated Singapore setting has estimated that a combined approach of physical distancing interventions, comprising quarantine (for infected individuals and their families), school closure, and workplace distancing, is most effective at reducing the number of SARS-CoV-2 cases compared with other intervention scenarios included in […]

Coffs Coast Business Science/Environment

Coronavirus ‘essential services’ might just surprise you

As the coronavirus infects an increasing number of Australians, seemingly harmless activities have been branded potentially lethal and shut down as non-essential services. By Samantha Dick Nightclubs, pubs, cinemas, casinos, sport centres, gyms and places of religious worship are now closed. Restaurants are restricted to takeaways and deliveries. The announcements […]