Coronavirus or Covid-19

This page is for interest only. See the guidelines of our governments.
Victoria Health and Human Services 
Australian Government

🛎 revised 1 July

Sources: various 

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Source: worldometer

coronavirus update in figures

Source: ABC News and Radio

Health Report about face masks  Coronacast. Coronavirus page - constantly updated with masses of information

Source: The Conversation

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Source: WHO World Health Organization

Just one link because it is very clear on landing including mythbusters and R&D blueprint

Source: CSSEGISandData Github

Daily figures around the world.

Source: China CDC Weekly

The Epidemiological Characteristics of an Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Diseases (COVID-19) — China, 2020

A descriptive, exploratory analysis of all cases diagnosed as of 11 February 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

Confirmed cases are those with a positive test. All cases are those with a clinical diagnosis of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) likely to be COVID-19 but not tested for the virus.

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine

Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1

Cleaning of stuff you bring home from a supermarket is important.



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  From our President 15 June 2020.


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