Our Economic Recovery Plans should include a role for our Oceans
If the ocean were a nation, it would rank as the 7th largest economy in the world. This World Economic Forum article explores 8 ways we could use COVID-19 economic stimulus funds to boost both jobs and environmental outcomes. Australia, with its enormous surrounding oceans, should consider all 8 plus Wave Power!
PA Hospital lung cancer researcher Dr Arutha Kulasinghe has collaborated with local and overseas researchers to identify a genetic marker called IFI27 in the lung tissue and blood of people with Covid-19 which can be used to identify how severe the virus is likely to be in Covid-19 patients and signal whether they need to be hospitalised or are able to quarantine at home. Sydney-based company SpeeDx are now developing a blood test that could be used by an infected person, early on in their symptoms, as a guide to how bad their infection will be. | https://www.pafoundation.org.au/news/36/covid-19-studies-advanced-thanks-to-cancer-research