coronavirus (COVID-19)

What Are The Different Strains of Covid 19?

[jwplayer 49SojQ59] The COVID- 19 virus also called SARS-CoV-2 has evolved since it appeared in China. To explain what goes

What Percentage of People are Asymptomatic?

[jwplayer Fg9SsY8Z] It’s not really known what percentage of people are asymptomatic with COVID 19, but it is significant. And

How Important is Mask Hygiene? Dr Norman Swan

[jwplayer kHu7x78h] Mask hygiene is important. If you’re wearing a surgical mask that you’ve bought at the chemist, you’ve got

What Percentage of Sydney Do You Think Have Covid-19?

COVID 19 has probably been underdiagnosed by a factor of around three in Australia. But even allowing for the fact

What is video telehealth?

‘Universal whole-of population telehealth … will now be permanent,’ Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt confirmed on November 27th, 2020. Now

Australia’s vaccines for COVID-19

More than 200 vaccines against COVID-19 are in development worldwide. Australia has signed supply agreements with 4 manufacturers – if

Australians returning from overseas could soon be able to isolate at home

Australians returning from overseas could soon be able to isolate at home as the Federal, State and Territory Governments consider

How to get your type 2 diabetes under control

Diabetes, type 2 diabetes, is really common in our community, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been especially tuned into

Growing number of ‘long haul’ COVID-19 patients

“Long haul COVID”, “long tail COVID” or just “long COVID” are terms arising from a growing group of patients who

Should I get pregnant during the COVID era?

Dr Norman Swan, Physician and Journalist There’s more and more evidence coming out about whether or not there are real

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