Buddha and the Beard (16th April 2020)

Name of show: 
Buddha & the Beard
Radio station: 

Angurugu Radio 102.9

Date of show: 
Thursday, 16 April, 2020
Hosts & guests: 

Lionel Jaragba & Hugh Bland, recordings from Judy Lalara, Sylvia Tkac, Amathea Mamarika


Topics: Coronavirus; relaxing restrictions and preventing community transfer; cases and deaths around Australia; hospitalisation and breathing machines (ventilators); NT only state with no community transmission or virus death; outbreaks and clusters; "flattening the curve"; comparing New Zealand and USA; incubation period; symptoms; ordinary flu; travel restrictions travel to and from Groote; compulsory 14 days quarantine needed if returning to Groote from Darwin, Cairns; travel to Numbulwar, Gove, Ngukurr OK; football training, Gove league; bank closed Fridays (ATM is open); information websites; Adelaide airport, Kimberley, Tasmania clusters; hygiene and facemasks; new radio transmitter and range; super-spreaders; Prince Charles; virus origin; immunity, vaccine, symptoms - cough, breathing, pneumonia,tiredness; lungs; treatments; tests, PPE supplies.

Date first filed: 
Thursday, 16 April, 2020