Billionaire Forrest on Australia-China Ties Amid Pandemic, Iron Ore

Apr.29 — Billionaire Andrew Forrest, chairman of philanthropic organisation Minderoo Foundation and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd., discusses how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting relations between Australia and the China. Forrest and private pathology providers are helping the Australian government to source and deliver as many as an additional 10 million Covid-19 tests, the country’s health ministry said. Forrest also talks about Chinese demand for iron ore on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia.”

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • New Delhi announces week-long lockdown amid ‘critical’ Covid-19 situation
  • Top tourist destination welcomes back Australia with open arms | nzherald.co.nz
  • Australia and New Zealand return to quarantine-free travel
  • Argentina receives AstraZeneca jabs amid anti-lockdown protests
  • Quarantine travel bubble opens between Australian and New Zealand | 7NEWS
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