Coronavirus update, August 10: Details of lax protocol’s during Victoria hotel quarantine | ABC News

Departmental staff in charge of running Melbourne’s quarantine hotels were more concerned with appeasing guests than infection control, according to a nurse who worked at the troubled facilities. Some guests were given extra so-called “fresh air” breaks and took advantage of the increasingly relaxed system, threatening to self-harm if they were not given allowances to … Read more Coronavirus update, August 10: Details of lax protocol’s during Victoria hotel quarantine | ABC News

Papua New Guinea sounds alarm with WHO as coronavirus cases surge

COVID-19 has left Pacific Island nations relatively untouched. But an increase in infections in Papua New Guinea is straining the already fragile healthcare system. Al Jazeera’s Nicola Gage reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

Blocking Chinese students: How far is it going?

The status of #Chinese students in the U.S. gets more tenuous by the day, as a Republican lawmaker suggested forcing Chinese students to learn about “freedom and liberty.” Are Chinese students being treated more as a threat than an asset? Guests: Jennifer Schnetter Managing Director, University of the Pacific Intl. Tom Dretler Chairman, U.S. News … Read more Blocking Chinese students: How far is it going?

How political power beats science in the U.S.

America’s top disease experts, Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birk, say the U.S. is entering a new difficult phase in the pandemic. Is their warning getting drowned by non-expert voices? Guest: Eric Ding Senior Fellow, Federation of American Scientists Chen Hong Executive Director, Asia Pacific Studies Center East China Normal University Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more How political power beats science in the U.S.

‘SOS’ Written in Sand Saves Three Missing Pacific Island Mariners

Three men were rescued from a tiny island in the Pacific after their SOS sign was spotted from above. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at quicktakenews@gmail.com QuickTake by Bloomberg … Read more ‘SOS’ Written in Sand Saves Three Missing Pacific Island Mariners

Three men rescued after writing SOS on deserted island

Three men have been rescued from a tiny Pacific island after writing a giant SOS sign in the sand that was spotted from above, authorities say. The men had been missing in the Micronesia archipelago for nearly three days when their distress signal was spotted Sunday on uninhabited Pikelot Island by searchers on Australian and … Read more Three men rescued after writing SOS on deserted island

SOS message in sand saves sailors stranded on Pacific island

Footage from the US Coast Guard shows the rescue of three missing sailors from the tiny Pikelot Island in the Pacific. The men were stranded there when their boat ran out of fuel and strayed off course but were saved after a rescue team spotted their giant SOS message written in the sand Subscribe to … Read more SOS message in sand saves sailors stranded on Pacific island

Jacinda Ardern: no trans-Tasman travel bubble for ‘some time to come’

New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern says while there was no timeframe on plans for a trans-Tasman travel bubble that would include Australia, the rise in Covid-19 cases in Victoria means it won’t happen for some time to come. Once hopeful of including other countries in the Pacific region in the travel bubble, Ardern has confirmed … Read more Jacinda Ardern: no trans-Tasman travel bubble for ‘some time to come’

Animal Crossing Celeb Island Tour Charity Stream 2.0

Donate: https://tiltify.com/@ign/ign-animal-crossing-celeb-island-tour-charity-stream We had so much fun visiting the Animal Crossing islands of some of our favorite celebrities during Summer of Gaming, we decided to go on another virtual island-hopping adventure! Join us for a live charity stream where IGN’s Brian Altano and Terri Schwartz visit some of your favorite famous faces’ Animal Crossing islands, … Read more Animal Crossing Celeb Island Tour Charity Stream 2.0

New virus hotspots emerge in Asia Pacific

Spikes in novel coronavirus infections in Asia have dispelled any notion the region may be over the worst, with Australia and India reporting record daily infections on Thursday, Vietnam preparing to test thousands and North Korea urging vigilance. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. … Read more New virus hotspots emerge in Asia Pacific