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    The Sun Still Shines in the UK

    Lionred The 26th of March was a bright sunny day as befits early spring in the UK. It was a welcome break from the recent outburst of ugly weather, wind, rain and flooding. According to the MSM all that has been missing has...

    What Is ‘Community Transmission’ and When Did It Start in New Zealand?

    Auntycoronavirusnz.wordpress.com WHAT IS ‘COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION’? Community transmission happens when a virus is transferring from person to person inside a community, rather than being brought in from outside a community. For example, if New Zealand had 500 cases...

    Things That Make Me Go Hmm

    Auntycoronavirusnz.wordpress.com In a recent Stuff article dated March 27th, Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is quoted as saying “there were 37 individuals who had now recovered” from the coronavirus. He also noted in the article that the definition of “recovered”...

    That’s One Hell of an Oopsie

    In an episode of The Simpsons, Professor Frink warns that the “Itchy & Scratchy Land” robots will inevitably run amok, but, “According to my calculations, the robots won't go berserk for at least 24 hours”. Whereupon the robots immediately go beserk. “Oh, I...

    Face of the Day

    An Auckland pharmacist says she is working in fear and has opened up about getting verbally abused every day she works on the frontline in the battle against Covid-19. "I have cried so many times … the volume scripts is uncontrollable and we are...

    News from the Front

    Schools use 3D printers to make masks East Lansing Public Schools is using 3D printers to make the much needed N-95 masks doctors say help protect those treating people with coronavirus. Screencap The BFD The 3-D...

    Things That Make Me Go Hmm

    The BFD. Things that make me go Hmm If you enjoyed this BFD article please consider sharing it with your friends.

    China Pillages Australia’s Much-Needed Medical Supplies

    As recently reported in The BFD, “daigou” (meaning, “buy on behalf of”) has become a massive business for Chinese expats in Australia. In many ways, daigou is a smart bit of entrepreneurship: buying in-demand Australian-made items and mailing it to the folks back home.

    COVID-19 Update: 28 March 2020

    We are at Level 4 of New Zealand’s four-level COVID-19 alert system. It is likely Level 4 measures will stay in place for a number of weeks. More information on alert levels. Everyone must now stay home, except those...

    Countdown Fails Coronavirus Safety

    Dear Editor On Thursday, my wife and I visited the Countdown supermarket in Taupo to do some essential shopping. We found there was only one Entry point - good.At that Entry point, a gentleman was posted to control the flow of...