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This week: 5 things the pandemic has revealed about the Australian psyche - Coronavirus mutations: what we’ve learned so far - Food allergy training for hospital staff - and more.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about some of the most dramatic changes to Australian life in recent memory. We’ve had to adapt to a vastly different way of life to curb the spread of the virus, featuring unfamiliar challenges such as social distancing, mask wearing, and limits on gatherings and travel. - racgp.org.au
The term mutation tends to conjure up images of dangerous new viruses with enhanced abilities sweeping across the planet. And while mutations constantly emerge and sometimes sweep – early mutations in Sars-CoV-2 have made their way around the world as the virus spread almost unnoticed. - theconversation.com
Nursing in low resource settings can be challenging and delivering care during the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted this. Nurses globally have played a frontline role in managing the crisis. - acn.edu.au
Undertaken by the Australian National University (ANU), the survey of more than 3,000 Australians revealed respondents believe paramedics should get access to the COVID-19 jab first once developed, followed by aged and disabled carers, registered nurses, nursing support workers and GPs. - anmj.org.au
The potentially life-saving online food allergy training course — All about Allergens for Hospitals — is designed for hospital staff working in kitchens and on wards, and is said to be the first nationally standardised training for food allergen management for food service in Australian hospitals. - hospitalhealth.com.au
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