Mystery infection fears in Victoria

Zero coronavirus cases in last 24 hours While concerned and seriously racing to track down the source of a Melbourne man’s mystery infection, Victoria has recorded zero cases of coronavirus overnight, which is welcome news and something everyone in Victoria wants to hear. Thanks to law abiding Victorians who want toRead More →

COVID-19 immunity lasts for at least 8 months say Monash Uni experts

Here is the updated list of Covid-19 exposure sites in Victoria. Get tested and quarantine for 14 days from date of exposure SUBURB LOCATION DATES NOTES Abbotsford Bodriggy Brewing Company245 Johnston Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067 28/12/20 2:50pm-5:30pm Case dined at venue Black Rock Smile Buffalo Thai restaurant305 Beach Road, BlackRead More →

Indian cricketers allegedly breaching COVID-19 restrictions in Melbourne

Much Ado about nothing… says BCCI It all started with a tweet from a fan of Indian cricket team Navaldeep Singh with the Twitter name of NavalGeekSingh when he spotted five Indian cricketers at an eatery in Chadston. Rohit Sharma, the senior most of the lot was with Rishabh Pant,Read More →

Australians fear COVID-19 misinformation

Australians fear unchecked misinformation online could derails our COVID-19 vaccination efforts, and want to see greater transparency about the extent of the problem, new polling has found. Reset Australia, an affiliate of a global initiative working to counter digital threats to democracy, commissioned a YouGov poll to establish the levelRead More →

COVID-19 research collaboration between Australia and India

Australian and Indian researchers will work together to advance COVID-19 research screening and study the future health effects of the virus, after a nearly $4 million investment by the Morrison Government. The Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) has funded six new projects, including one to develop COVID-19 diagnostic technologies andRead More →

Cetylpyridinium Chloride containing mouthwashes

Cetylpyridinium Chloride containing mouthwashes show “promising signs” A laboratory study conducted at Cardiff University has found that oral rinses or mouthwashes containing the ingredient cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) show “promising signs” for helping to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. In Australia and New Zealand, Cepacol® Antibacterial Solutions contain CPC.  Cepacol is a registered medicineRead More →

Alan Tudge - translation fiasco

It has been revealed that the Department of Home Affairs used Google Translate for its COVID-19 website when bureaucrats decided not to engage official translators to do the translation (into various languages) for the website until later. The decision by the Department of Home Affairs has been revealed inRead More →