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Opinion: Even in a pandemic, continue with routine health care and don’t ignore a medical emergency
As we continue to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, many hospitals and health services are actually less busy than usual.
Western Sydney University hosted the first of its CatalystWest Conversations series on 15 April.
Opinion: Why heavy-handed policing won’t work for lockdowns in highly unequal countries
Many African countries have imposed lockdown measures stricter than countries in Europe and Asia in a bid to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.
Opinion: Banning visitors to aged care during coronavirus raises several ethical questions – with no simple answers
Physically, older people are among those most vulnerable to the coronavirus. For those isolated in residential aged care or in the community, they’re also arguably the most vulnerable socially.
Opinion: We don’t know for sure if coronavirus can spread through poo, but it’s possible
While we most commonly associate COVID-19 with fever and cough, gastrointestinal symptoms including diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal pain are not unheard of in people who contract coronavirus.
Opinion: Forget old screen ‘time’ rules during coronavirus. Here’s what you should focus on instead
COVID-19 has left parents grappling with the challenges of online learning, entertainment and work. It’s natural the amount of time children spend using screens will now increase.