A modern-day pandemic and the role of technology

Posted by:Rhian Greener

COVID-19 might be a brand new viral strain, but pandemics are a threat as old as time. In fact, the viruses, bacteria and parasites that cause disease have killed more people throughout history than anything else.  The world has evolved since smallpox was eradicated in 1979, with huge progress in everything from medical science to…

Aged care: protecting the vulnerable from COVID-19

Posted by:Rhian Greener

The effects of a pandemic on aged care facilities can be devastating. Since January, families have been physically distancing themselves from elderly loved ones in an effort to protect them from the deadly COVID-19 virus.  Why aged care facilities are vulnerable Those over the age of 65 are most at risk of complications from COVID-19,…

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