Original article by Marnie O’Neill
abc.net.au – Page: Online : 27-Feb-20
The global death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 2,770, and more than 81,000 people worldwide have been diagnosed with the respiratory illness. There have been 23 confirmed cases in Australia, but Associate Professor Ian Mackay from the University of Queensland warns that it is only a matter of time before the nation experiences a major outbreak of the coronavirus. He adds that Australians should stock up on essentials such as batteries, toilet paper and canned food, but he stresses that there is no need for panic buying. Professor Mackay believes that a pandemic is inevitable.
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND