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How Wearing a Mask Could Help Build Immunity to COVID-19

People infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can spread the virus when they speak, sing, cough, sneeze or even just breathe. Scientists think face masks help limit virus spread by protecting everyone else from the infected wearer. As a result, face maks are now mandatory in many cities,…

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Can We Use Australia’s Air Force to Bring Home Stranded Aussies Overseas?

Amid mounting concern about stranded Aussies overseas during COVID-19, Labor leader Anthony Albanese has offered a solution. This week, he suggested using the Royal Australia Air Force (RAAF) VIP aircraft to bring people home. Albanese says these could bring the estimated 25,000 Australians stuck overseas, “100 at a time”. While…

Why Humans Can Be Cruel to Animals and Our Pets

Animal welfare experts warn our pets could suffer during the coronavirus pandemic, including from abuse or abandonment. When we hear about animals being neglected, we’re often outraged. Consider the revelation of the mistreatment of racehorses at a Queensland abattoir, or the man who decapitated a kookaburra. These stories left many…