Buddha and the Beard (28th April 2020)

Name of show: 
Buddha and the Beard
Radio station: 

Angurugu Radio 102.9

Date of show: 
Tuesday, 28 April, 2020
Hosts & guests: 

Lionel Jaragba & Hugh Bland, guest Selwyn Samson


Topics: Easing coronavirus restrictions in National Parks and beaches; coronavirus around Australia and the world; interview with new Men's Art Co-ordinator Selwyn Samson; weather forecast in Anindilyakwa; COVIDSafe app, downloads, how it works; who is at risk and how it affects victims; "flattening the curve"; other countries - new cases in USA, Japan, UK, Turkey, India - compared to Australia and New Zealand; early restrictions and lockdowns in Australia; contact tracing and new tests; complaints about mining noise (call GEMCO 1800 870 766, ALC 8987 4020); immunity and developing vaccines; asymptomatic spreading; Trump and antiseptics; medicine trials; hydroxychloroquine, Clive Palmer, malaria in sub-Sahara Africa; caution about Facebook 'remedies'; everyday hygiene; sources of outbreaks and clusters - Ruby Princess cook, Adelaide airport baggage handlers.

Date first filed: 
Tuesday, 28 April, 2020