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False claims resurface about tests for COVID-19 and its survival rate – Education – Australian Associated Press

A Facebook post claims tests for COVID-19 cannot distinguish between the coronavirus, the flu and common cold.

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A Facebook post claims COVID-19 tests cannot distinguish between COVID-19, the flu and common cold. It also claims a 99.5 per cent “survival rate” for the coronavirus.
The post features an image of a yellow map of Australia in the background with text that begins with, “Dear Australia” before asking a series of questions including: “A virus with a 99.5% survival rate that has killed fewer than the normal flu season?” and “a virus that the test can’t identify separately from the f…

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Coronavirus in kids: Parents say kids being diagnosed as COVID-19 ‘long haulers’ – NEWS.com.au

Coronavirus in kids: Parents say kids being diagnosed as COVID-19 long haulers

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Parents are speaking out about their children falling ill with long-term symptoms from COVID-19. A number of mums and dads say their children are falling victim to symptoms of coronavirus that linger for months. The parents say their children, initially unable to be tested for the virus, have been diagnosed months later as they suffer from long-term post viral symptoms.
Jane Evans said her daughter Indiana became sick with a cough in March. Indiana, 14, from Hertfordshire in England had no othe…

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Victorian emergency departments during COVID-19: overall presentations down but assault, DIY injuries up – The Conversation AU

Comparing presentations to Victorian hospital emergency departments in May 2020 to those in May 2019 reveals some important differences.

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COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria have had a marked effect on how and where we spend our time. For many people, home has become the workplace, and for most school-aged children, home is also the classroom.
We compared Victorian emergency department presentations in May 2020 to those in May 2019 and found this extra time at home has affected the rates at which people are presenting to hospital with injuries and the types of injuries theyre presenting with.
Importantly, overall presentations to …

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