Welcome to a new series on the blog! I don’t know about you, but I am already becoming bored with news about Covid-19, and it’s only going to get worse. Every media platform in the world is reporting almost solely on Coronavirus. It’s not surprising, but the endless stories will begin to take a toll on everyone. Hopefully, through this series, we will discover other things that are still happening in the world, or at least positive news stories within the Covid-19 pandemic.
The AFL (Australian Football League) will go ahead this week, with the first game of the season taking place tomorrow night between Richmond and Carlton. It will be played in front of an empty MCG along with all NRL (National Rugby League) games this weekend. At least there will be some sport for this week at least…
Joe Biden has taken control of the Democratic nominee race following solid wins in Florida, Illinois and Arizona. Biden has flipped the script and left Sanders with only the barest hopes of a comeback.
Greenhouse gas emissions are projected to drop significantly. Due to travel bans and the lack of transport during quarantine periods, emissions figures will drop. A Senior consultant with Ndver Environmental estimated that Virgin Australia’s emission will fall by 15-20 per cent. This is just one airline in Australia.
Music stars such as Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman perform online for their fans. With more people staying at home, many music stars are positively utilising social media to engage with their fans and continue producing content.
China has closed down its last coronavirus hospital! There is no longer enough demand resulting in the last temporary hospital being closed. This is excellent news for the world as it illustrates that there is still hope and there will be an endpoint for this virus. China, your response has been commendable.
Coronavirus is not a war, it’s a challenge. Like any challenge, collaboration, patience and creativity will allow us all to overcome it.