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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    As coronavirus fears grow, family group chats spread support but also misinformation
     21 March 2020
    As we retreat into our homes, messages shared on WhatsApp and via text message risk undermining the efforts of government and public health officials.
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    Coronavirus update: Californian residents ordered to stay at home as concerns mount for passengers of cruise ship that docked in Sydney
    21 Mar: Australia's banks announce financial relief for small businesses, 2,700 cruise ship passengers are asked to self-isolate, and 25 million Californians are expected to be infected with coronavirus in the next eight weeks.... more
    How long will the COVID-19 pandemic last?
    21 Mar: No-one truly knows the answer to how long this pandemic and the social distancing measures it's brought about will last, but past epidemics and disease forecasting can give us some clues as to what we're in for.... more
    How long does coronavirus last on surfaces?
    20 Mar: Coronavirus can't reproduce outside a living host, but the virus can still survive on surfaces for hours and in some cases even days, new research reveals.... more
    How does coronavirus COVID-19 compare to flu?
    20 Mar: No, coronavirus is not 'just like the flu'. Here's why.... more
    Commonwealth Bank boss says the spread of coronavirus will have a worse impact than the global financial crisis
    20 Mar: The head of the Commonwealth Bank says there's "every reason to be concerned" about the impact of coronavirus on the economy, warning Australian businesses and households need cash quickly.... more
    Fears many Melbourne music venues won't make it through coronavirus shutdown
    20 Mar: It's a city famed for its live music scene, but venue owners in Melbourne say the industry is on the brink of catastrophe because of the coronavirus outbreak, with fears many clubs and pubs won't survive long enough to see performers return to the stage.... more
    Vanuatu's election sees 17 women contest seats — against almost 300 men
    20 Mar: Vanuatu is one of only three countries around the world that have no women serving in their parliaments — but as the country heads to the polls, female candidates are hoping to change that.... more
    Ancient fish fossil discovered in Canada is a 'missing link' in evolution of hand bones
    20 Mar: A beautifully preserved fossil of an ancient fish shows the evolution of the bones in our hands started before animals emerged onto land.... more
    Two Adelaide hospitals to be reopened as state readies for more coronavirus cases
    19 Mar: Two hospitals will be reopened in Adelaide dedicated to treating more coronavirus patients. It comes as SA Health announces a further five cases in the state, taking the total to 42.... more

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     18 Mar: Donald Trump wins Republican nomination as Joe Biden sweeps Democratic contests marred by coronavirus fears ++++++++++++++++++
     21 Mar: Coronavirus update: Californian residents ordered to stay at home as concerns mount for passengers of cruise ship that docked in Sydney ++++++++++++++++
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     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    Philippine police have been told not to hurt people caught outside their homes in violation of month-long lockdown restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus 21:57

    Laura Prepon says her mother "taught" her how to be bulimic 21:56

    Perrie Edwards is missing her mother amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic 21:26

    Living & Travel:
    No big winners in Lotto this evening - the night's biggest winners being the 4 people who shared Lotto second division 21:17

    Preppers were considered foolish doomsayers before coronavirus. Now they feel vindicated 20:57

    Caitlyn Jenner “could see” herself joining ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ 20:56

    Jodie Turner-Smith is around “10ish days away” from giving birth 20:26

    Kylie Jenner has donated $1 million to coronavirus relief efforts 19:56

    Miley Cyrus is missing “human connection” as she self-isolates herself amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic 19:26

    Rugby League:
    The Newcastle Jets have confirmed one of their A-League players has returned a positive test for COVID-19 18:57

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