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Major sporting events which draw huge crowds could be cancelled if Australia suffers a major coronavirus outbreak.

26.2.2020

Major sporting events which draw huge crowds could be cancelled if Australia suffers a major coronavirus outbreak.

Major sporting events which draw huge crowds could be cancelled if Australia suffers a major coronavirus outbreak. \n\nIf a pandemic was to be declared, Australia would implement plans which prevented people from gathering in large congregations. \n\nMajor sporting events have already been cancelled across the world, but the Australian government has stressed events will only be cancelled as a last resort.

Coronavirus threat could force cancellation of sport events 27/02/2020 | 2min Major sporting events which draw huge crowds could be cancelled if Australia suffers a major coronavirus outbreak. If a pandemic was to be declared, Australia would implement plans which prevented people from gathering in large congregations. Major sporting events have already been cancelled across the world, but the Australian government has stressed events will only be cancelled as a last resort. Favourite Read more: Sky News Australia

If My Dr says he’s advised by Health Dept - death toll from Influenza in winter is much higher than Corona virus, SCOMO and his CMO say all under control but media have started carrying on about “if” we have a Pandemic then the lights will go out and well all be afraid to go out. Obviously What about the Rowers at Mossman? Will rhey be ok?

we must reject the perennial prophets of doom and their predictions of the apocalypse. They are the heirs of yesterday’s foolish fortune-tellers — and I have them and you have them, and we all have them, and they want to see us do badly, but we don’t let that happen..... MSM is irrelevant. We are the news now. Our job, is not to hype things up!

Bushfire.and heatwave risks and events already cancelled concerts, impacted Big bash, Australian open and the summer tourist season ( and will continue) but I guess Sky doesn't want that narrative Well if anyone thinks China have been honest with their numbers that are kidding themselves. Why would you expect that?!?!

That's just what scientists are saying, no? Everyone's dying to know what Chris Kenny says we should do. Well that makes sense doesn't it?

Australian athletes urged to keep training amid concerns Olympic Games could be cancelledAustralia is urging athletes to keep training amid suggestions the coronavirus could force the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympic Games. IOC officials pretty much saying ‘We only care about the US broadcasting dollars’ in its unwillingness to consider postpone as far as October. Was this ever in question? Until the world ends continue on as though it's going to keep ticking, and all that. Covid19, has no conscience. We have to be extremely careful, or well, it's the end of the world that we know of, We will have to forget the old Aussie saying ' She will be right mate'.

Do you think the Tokyo olympics will go ahead this year? A new strain of FLU* Yay. The could be, might be, possibly press strikes again. All hail their misery.

Coronavirus in Australia: What happens if there’s an outbreak?In the event of an outbreak of coronavirus in Australia, major public events that draw large crowds would be cancelled while schools and workplaces in affected areas would close. Parliament will be cancelled but nobody will notice. Too little, too late!! Unfortunately none of those steps involve closing our borders. Bring the disease in and then deal with it.

Australia will 'likely' have further coronavirus outbreaks | Sky News AustraliaHealth Minister Greg Hunt says the Australian government has 'lifted our travel advisory for northern Italy' due to the increased number of cases there and across Europe. \n\nMr Hunt said 'we know that new cases have been reported in Austria, Switzerland, Croatia and an unconfirmed report which we are seeking advice on of Brazil being included”.\n\nChief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy told the media the “major concern” currently is the “international situation” and the “number of countries outside of China making it more likely that we will have further outbreaks in Australia”.\n\n“We are still contained in Australia, and we have no community transmission of this virus in Australia – so there is no reason to change anything you do, wear masks, or behave in a way that is different from normal,” he said. \n

Virgin Australia to cut Tigerair flights over coronavirus concerns | Sky News AustraliaVirgin Australia has announced it will cut flights from its budget arm - Tigerair. \n\nThe airline said the effects of the coronavirus outbreak would slash profits by up to $75 million.\n\nThe Tigerair fleet will shrink by more than half, axing five of its routes over the next two years.\n\n\n\n

Olympic fears grow as Australian team doctor warns coronavirus a 'significant challenge'Exclusive: Australia's top Olympic doctor has warned the next fortnight will be 'the real test' in bringing the threat coronavirus poses to the Tokyo Games under control as the team begins drawing up contingency plans for training in 'safe' areas 😯 These games cannot go ahead: CANNOT! Game over! Be prepared!

Reports of coronavirus vaccine leads to 'significant correction' to ASX plunge | Sky News AustraliaBusiness editor Ticky Fullerton says “the market is moving all the time and it has actually come back” following a significant ASX drop due to coronavirus fears. \n\nThe ASX dropped 4.33 per cent amid concerns the widening spread of the coronavirus would have a large impact on global economies however there was “quite a significant correction to that big jump” on Tuesday. \n\nMs Fullerton told Sky News “extraordinarily the markets here have reacted” after a “report” US drug company Moderna “shipped the first batch of rapidly developed coronavirus vaccine to US government researchers”.\n\nShe said there was an “overwhelming sense” in the market that the impact of the coronavirus was “really going to hurt”. \n\n“There is this genuine fear about the virus but extraordinary developments with Moderna,' she said. \n\nImage: AP



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