Monthly archives: March, 2020

Insurance giant TAL moves to exclude people who die from COVID-19, leaked policy reveals – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

One of Australia’s biggest life insurers moves to cut off payouts to customers who die from COVID-19, including frontline doctors fighting the deadly virus. Source: Insurance giant TAL moves to exclude people who die from COVID-19, leaked policy reveals Toxic pus-ball company does not want to meet its obligations. Insurer TAL, if you’re with them, …

TV networks cut away from the White House coronavirus briefing as Trump contradicted his health experts | Business Insider

He said that CBS News’ feed of the briefings was still available to affiliates and that it would incorporate major headlines from the events into the evening news. MSNBC, on the other hand, “cut away because the information no longer appeared to be valuable to the important ongoing discussion around public health,” a network representative …

Coronavirus pandemic has school teachers questioning safety and soap supplies – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Public school teachers in South Australia say they have not been supplied with enough soap and do not have the facilities to safely teach young children in the middle of a global pandemic. Source: Coronavirus pandemic has school teachers questioning safety and soap supplies – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) If you want to keep …

It’s up to you: data shows coronavirus can only be controlled if eight out of 10 Aussies stay home – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The success or failure of Australia’s coronavirus fight relies to a remarkable degree on just one thing, new modelling has found. Source: It’s up to you: data shows coronavirus can only be controlled if eight out of 10 Aussies stay home Very interesting! If it survives peer review and can be tested in some manner …

Electric cars produce less CO2 than petrol vehicles, study confirms | Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars | The Guardian

ElectriccarsproducelessCO2thanpetrolvehiclesstudyconfirmsElectrichybridandlow-emissioncarsTheGuardian Source: Electric cars produce less CO2 than petrol vehicles, study confirms | Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars There are a lot of detractors who subscribe to the dodgy numbers that attempt to detract from low emission vehicles. As denial behaviour goes, I  would sugges that many of them would not alter their position.

Teachers aged over 60 should not be in classrooms during coronavirus pandemic, Queensland’s chief health officer says – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The advice from the state’s top health official comes despite the decision by the Queensland Government to keep schools open during the coronavirus pandemic. Source: Teachers aged over 60 should not be in classrooms during coronavirus pandemic, Queensland’s chief health officer says – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)