Herd beware: immunity to coronavirus in UK is falling

Professor Mike Toole AM, Epidemiologist at Burnet Institute, joined Hear and There presenter Nathan Reynolds in a wide ranging discussion covering international efforts to defeat COVID-19, the importance of QR codes and rapid testing, and the implications of rolling out a two-dose vaccine that needs to be stored at -80 degrees Celsius.

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Lock up Covid “cheats”: Jon Faine – podcast

On Friday Magazine Colin Tyrus spoke to journalist and broadcaster Jon Faine who suggests Premier Daniel Andrews should consider locking up people who defiantly leave home isolation after testing positive to COVID-19. Listen to the podcast of the interview, as broadcast on 88.3 Southern FM at 10 AM on 31 July 2020.

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The Virus of politics

In his editorial on Friday Magazine, Colin Tyrus talks about tabloid newspapers and their version of the truth. He also pays tribute to the chief of the World Health Organisation who says the fight against COVID-19 should not be politicised. Have a listen to the podcast here.

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COVID and Captain Cook

In this podcast from A Newsman and his Music (18 May 2020) Colin asks the Member for Brighton James Newbury¬†about his role as “PR officer for Captain James Cook”. They talk about public servants using their taxpayer-funded phones for social media and discuss how the Bayside community has worked together during the COVID-19 pandemic. A Newsman and his Music is

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