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UNSW "If 50% of Australians became infected that's 492,000 to 738,000 people dying, over 3 million people needing a hospital bed and over 1 million people needing an ICU bed." Prof Raina MacIntyre on what the #COVID19 #coronavirus could mean for Australia. www.scimex.org/newsfeed/expert-reaction-the-latest-on-covid-19 pic.twitter.com/MVEoFx6aHb
06:21AM Feb 25
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UNSW "While recent rains have been helpful, the drought probably won’t break." Climate scientists explain why a phenomenon called the Indian Ocean Dipole is to blame for Australia's severe, prolonged #drought . newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/science-tech/why-drought-busting-rain-depends-tropical-oceans?utm_source=unsw&utm_medium=social-team
05:19AM Feb 25
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UNSW "Reconsider your travel plans to highly affected areas - it's not a good idea to go on a cruise to Asia at this time. And it's always good to wash your hands." - Prof Raina MacIntyre, Global Biosecurity head @KirbyInstitute on precautions to take around #coronavirus on @QandA . pic.twitter.com/PzyY2W9rhH
09:59PM Feb 24
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UNSW "At the moment the focus is on preventing an epidemic from taking off in the community... If a pandemic is declared in Australia, we move to mitigation, to minimising illness and death toll." UNSW's Prof Raina MacIntyre on last night's @QandA speaking on #coronavirus . #QandA twitter.com/QandA/status/1231892659771363330
09:53PM Feb 24
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UNSW_VIRL Podcast: #Coronavirus and a state of unease. What is the virus, how are countries responding? @KirkMartyn @epidemics_ISER www.policyforum.net/podcast-coronavirus-and-a-state-of-unease/ pic.twitter.com/DcK6tOOQVv
05:19AM Feb 15
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UNSW_VIRL Coronavirus: Robust kids may still carry disease .The frequency of infection with #coronavirus in children is similar to that in adults but they don’t manifest with severe clinical illness in the way that adults do - Dr Raina MacIntyre @KirbyInstitute www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/coronavirus-robust-kids-may-still-carry-disease/news-story/4386f94d7b0703fe7039128537e3aa5b pic.twitter.com/1Bv3i1TvJI
07:32PM Feb 14
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UNSW_VIRL Is closing borders to people travelling from China the right move to stop #coronavirus ? www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/pm/is-closing-borders-to-chinese-citizens-the-right-move/11933686
11:38PM Feb 05
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UNSW_VIRL Why the New #Coronavirus (Mostly) Spares Children Children can be either asymptomatically infected or have very mild infection, said Dr. Raina MacIntyre, an epidemiologist @UNSW @KirbyInstitute who has been studying the spread of the new coronavirus. www.nytimes.com/2020/02/05/health/coronavirus-children.html
11:00PM Feb 05