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Infectious Diseases Physician Professor @CollignonPeter has warned Australians are going to have to be on their guard against COVID-19 for the foreseeable future

Infectious Diseases Physician Professor CollignonPeter has warned Australians are going to have to be on their guard against COVID-19 for the foreseeable future

A leading professor of microbiology has warned Australians are going to have to be on their guard for the foreseeable future since COVID-19 will be lurking within the community for at least 'the next six months to two years.'\n\nInfectious Diseases Physician Professor Peter Collignon told Sky News said the key to keeping COVID-19 manageable is stopping 'droplet transmission.'\n\n'This is mainly spread by droplets, people who have got mild infections, coughing or sneezing, touching their hands and contaminating surfaces,' he said.\n\n'We are going to have to work out how we stop what we stop droplet transmission and that is actually washing our hands, keeping 1.5 metres away from each other as much as possible.\n\n'By doing that we are really decreasing the risk so it is very low.'\n\nAustralia has been extremely successful at flattening the rate of infection, with only 18 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the nation on Sunday the 3rd of May.\n\nThere are now only 878 active cases across Australia.\n\nHe said while there will likely be a second wave of transmission in winter, Professor Collignon said it will likely be a 'ripple instead of a tsunami.'\n\n'It is likely in winter we will see more cases than we see now,' he said.\n\n'We know what we have to do to stop this spreading, and so if we get a second wave, if we keep on doing what we are doing, we can make it a little ripple and not a tsunami.\n\n'While we will have clusters, and we will have some spread, we will be able to keep it under control and not be anything like we are seeing on television.\n\n'We will be much closer to Korea than we will be to New York.'\n\n\n

COVID-19 could to be lurking within community for 'up to' two years 04/05/2020 | 10min A leading professor of microbiology has warned Australians are going to have to be on their guard for the foreseeable future since COVID-19 will be lurking within the community for at least "the next six months to two years.Spain's COVID-19 death toll passes 25,000 02/05/2020 | 1min Spain has reached another grim milestone during the pandemic with the country's coronavirus death toll now above 25,000.COVID-19 cluster identified at Victorian meat plant 02/05/2020 | 1min A coronavirus cluster has been identified at a meat packing plant in Victoria.SA enjoys 10 days without a new COVID-19 case 02/05/2020 | 1min As restrictions are eased across South Australia and winter approaches, health authorities warn of the potential for a second spike in coronavirus cases.

" Infectious Diseases Physician Professor Peter Collignon told Sky News said the key to keeping COVID-19 manageable is stopping "droplet transmission." "This is mainly spread by droplets, people who have got mild infections, coughing or sneezing, touching their hands and contaminating surfaces," he said.Despite experiencing one of the worst outbreaks in the world, Spanish authorities are gradually easing lockdown restrictions as reports indicate the virus has moved past it's peak."We are going to have to work out how we stop what we stop droplet transmission and that is actually washing our hands, keeping 1.Image: Associated Press Favourite.5 metres away from each other as much as possible."By doing that we are really decreasing the risk so it is very low.

" Australia has been extremely successful at flattening the rate of infection, with only 18 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the nation on Sunday the 3rd of May.There are now only 878 active cases across Australia.He said while there will likely be a second wave of transmission in winter, Professor Collignon said it will likely be a "ripple instead of a tsunami." "It is likely in winter we will see more cases than we see now," he said."We know what we have to do to stop this spreading, and so if we get a second wave, if we keep on doing what we are doing, we can make it a little ripple and not a tsunami.

"While we will have clusters, and we will have some spread, we will be able to keep it under control and not be anything like we are seeing on television."We will be much closer to Korea than we will be to New York." Favourite.

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CollignonPeter Was there anyone who thought otherwise? CollignonPeter CollignonPeter no shit sherlock.. But most of those under 80 and in good health and stop hugging and swapping spit with people will be fine. Just let everyone know what realistic precautions to take and they'll have an extremely low possibility of avoiding death.

CollignonPeter Yeah and ? It’s not a death sentence like you make it out to be CollignonPeter How long will China be lurking for? CollignonPeter bullshit CollignonPeter I reckon everyone is so well aware as there are experts popping up everywhere 24/7 telling us.

Spain's COVID-19 death toll passes 25,000 | Sky News AustraliaSpain has reached another grim milestone during the pandemic with the country's coronavirus death toll now above 25,000.\n\nThe Spanish health ministry delivered the news after 276 people died overnight and total positive cases rose above 216,000.\n\nDespite experiencing one of the worst outbreaks in the world, Spanish authorities are gradually easing lockdown restrictions as reports indicate the virus has moved past it's peak. \n\nImage: Associated Press How many really died from chronic illness that they already had 🤔 And yet so many Australians seem to think COVID19 is not something we need worry about and that the lockdown restrictions are just a violation of their rights. OccupyChineseEmbassy, ChinaMustPay ,ChinaMustExplain

COVID-19 cluster identified at Victorian meat plant | Sky News AustraliaA coronavirus cluster has been identified at a meat packing plant in Victoria.\n\nEight cases have now been linked to the business, but further infections could emerge, after all employees have been tested. \n\nHealth authorities are refusing to name the virus-stricken business but have assured the public contact tracing and deep cleaning process have been undertaken and the Victorian health Minister said concerns over contamination and food safety were unfounded. \n\nImage: Associated Press\n\n Damn. May they all recover. i heard similar in the US , could be related to Bill Gates getting ready to push his synthetic meat crap upon an unsuspecting public ...

SA enjoys 10 days without a new COVID-19 case | Sky News AustraliaAs restrictions are eased across South Australia and winter approaches, health authorities warn of the potential for a second spike in coronavirus cases. \n\nThe state has recorded 10 straight days without a new case of the disease and 97 percent of those diagnosed with the virus have now recovered.\n\nSeven active cases remain and only three of those patients still require hospital treatment. \n\nImage: Getty Open the borders so us FIFO workers can come home and see our families. In that case, we better make sure we lockdown every winter since we know we're never going to eliminate this virus.🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️ The UK approach of 'herd immunity' did not work. The UK strategy was based on having 60-70% of the total population getting infected. Hospitals just can't cope. If the easing of restrictions causes further spikes here in Australia, we could end up in same predicament as UK

Tas Premier lifts restrictions after shutting down a localised COVID-19 outbreak | Sky News AustraliaExtra lockdown restrictions imposed on Tasmania's north-west are being lifted after localised outbreak was brought under control. \n\nSchools and non-essential businesses were forced to close when a cluster of cases were identified at Tasmania’s North West Regional Hospital. \n\n127 people were infected and 11 people died as a result of the outbreak. \n\nHowever, no new cases have been identified in Tasmania over the past 24 hours, causing the state’s Premier Peter Gutwein to relax the more severe lockdown measures.\n\nImage: Getty Meanwhile in Victoria we have virtually no cases, but kids don’t go to school. Stupid. The UK approach of 'herd immunity' did not work. The UK strategy was based on having 60-70% of the total population getting infected. Hospitals just can't cope. If the easing of restrictions causes further spikes here in Australia, we could end up in same predicament as UK Sky news, giving out false information once again.

Victorian primary school closed after teacher contracts COVID-19 | Sky News AustraliaA Victorian primary school in Epping will be closed for three days, after a teacher tested positive for coronavirus.\n\nVictorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos said a thorough cleaning of Meadowglen primary school would occur due to the teacher's recent onsite presence. \n\nParents, carers and staff were contacted by the school on Sunday morning and contract tracing was now underway. \n\nIt comes just hours after federal Education Minister Dan Tehan accused the state’s Premier Daniel Andrews of a “failure in leadership” by refusing to reopen schools along with other states.\n I do find it interesting that the Victorian health minister had no hesitation naming the school (even though it’s been shut for weeks) but refuses to name the meat works, where the cluster is. You might like to consider how many would've caught the virus had the school been OPEN. With parents back at work, grandparents wd have been picking up their grandchildren who certainly could have been infected. Cd have been a catastrophic outcome. Thankfully school was CLOSED! ĐUÔNG DỪA RÚC ÓC SIÊU KINH DỊ | VIET NAM EXOTIC FOOD CHALLENGE

National COVID-19 death toll at 94 after another aged care fatality | Sky News AustraliaThe death toll at a coronavirus-stricken aged care home in Sydney’s west has risen to 14 after a Nepean Hospital resident died of COVID-19 on Saturday afternoon.\n\nIt is understood a resident had tested negative twice before succumbing to the disease.\n\nThe national toll is 94.\n\nImage: News Corp Australia\n ĐUÔNG DỪA RÚC ÓC SIÊU KINH DỊ | VIET NAM EXOTIC FOOD CHALLENGE Governments across the world are guilty of elderly genocide. They know that certain medications increase ace2 receptors making those that take these types of medications much more susceptible & increased severity of the virus. Are they trying to out do Sweden’s dreadful covid -19 practice of not caring about the welfare of senior citizens? R2P