24 March 2020
Their trip in India started calmly enough, but once the Kerala Government announced quarantine measures for international arrivals, Alison Gibberd and her friend Nicola Aldridge found themselves forced into isolation with little food and water.
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24 Mar: Infectious diseases modelling suggests the true number of positive cases in Indonesia is in the tens of thousands — depending on the rate of transmission. And it could explain the currently high death rate.... more
23 Mar: Gaming business Federal Group says it will not have jobs for about 1,500 of its 1,930 Tasmanian workers because of restrictions on the operation of hotels and casinos introduced to prevent the spread of coronavirus.... more
23 Mar: Pubs and clubs close in Australia, Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand as a whole must self-isolate, and a US senator who voted against bills funding the fight against coronavirus tests positive.... more
23 Mar: A growing demand for timber, beef and soy is fuelling the destruction of the Amazon. As criminal networks operate with impunity, those trying to defend the rainforest face a life or death battle.... more