Tag Archives: Australian

Australian seniors are comfortable using telehealth despite challenges, survey shows

The CareSide, a home care service provider based in Western Australia, has published a report on Australians’ perception of telemedicine, gauging their comfort with its technology and preference between teleconsultations and in-person visits. In January this year, it surveyed 1,122 Australian adults, categorising them by age brackets: 74% were aged 18-39, 20% were 40-64 years… Read More »

Australian woman kicked out of China for jogging during quarantine

An Australian woman temporarily living in Beijing was ordered to leave China — because she went jogging in violation of the country’s strict quarantine laws, according to new reports. The 47-year-old woman, only identified as Ms. Liang, entered the country through Beijing Capital International Airport on March 14 — and spent only a day there… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: Italy’s death toll tops 1,000, Formula One cancels the Australian GP

Volunteers from the Italian Red Cross purchase medicines for those who cannot leave their homes in Castiglione della Pescaia, while Italy is fighting a coronavirus outbreak in Castiglione della Pescaia, Italy March 12, 2020. Jennifer Lorenzini | REUTERS This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 125,288, according to… Read More »

Australian clinic closes after doctor tests positive for coronavirus

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian health authorities said on Saturday they had closed a clinic and were contacting around 70 patients of a doctor who has been diagnosed with coronavirus after recently returning from the United States. The Melbourne-based general practioner returned to Australia on Feb. 29. He became unwell with a runny nose on an… Read More »

Australian researchers present two possible ‘PrEP cascades’ that could be used to measure uptake

The most recent of a series of national gay men’s surveys in Australia shows that over one in seven (14.7%) of all the non-HIV-positive respondents in the 2018 survey is taking PrEP. A smaller survey conducted in 2017, which focused on gay men’s opinions of biomedical prevention alone, found that one in five (20.5%) were taking… Read More »

This Australian Airline Has Just Introduced The World’s First ‘Zero-Waste Flight’

Anyone who’s been on a plane is well-aware that we could do with a little less plastic. Between the packaging for meals, headphones, blankets, drinks, you name it—one can only imagine how much waste accumulates over the course of the day, weeks, months and years. On a mission to make aviation more sustainable, Australian airline… Read More »