‘It’s going to get worse’: Virus impact on NZ firms
This week’s plummeting international stock markets are a sign the ‘best case scenario’ economic outcomes of the coronavirus are increasingly unlikely. And that’s a worry for NZ’s manufacturers.
A Kiwi device for mobile virus testing
A NZ firm has developed a mobile device and app it says could test for Covid-19 in hospitals, schools, factories and homes within 40 minutes
Not the apocalypse - but you should still care
When will there be a vaccine? What can we do and how do we stay up to date? Helen Petousis-Harris gives an update on the COVID-19 global health emergency.
An area where we can’t neglect nutrition
Given the vast impacts that poor diet have had on global health, a deficit in nutrition education in medicine represents a big problem, writes Dr Jennifer Crowley.
The city that soaks up water
Aucklanders are breaking records for water usage - at the same time as the city breaks records for days without rain. How secure is the city’s future water supply if these droughts continue?
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare profit forecast up amid coronavirus outbreak
Healthcare appliance manufacturer Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has upped its profit forecasts for the third time this year, with increased sales off the back of the coronavirus.
When we go to Mars
The prospect of going to the Red Planet is possibly a step closer with the US President’s State of the Nation speech in which he promises we will land there.
Coronavirus calls for sensible language
Transforming diseases into foes and therapies into battles isn’t the best way to face contagion. When did panic and catastrophe help anyone organise anything?
Virus disrupts tourism systems
Efforts by the Chinese government to contain the coronavirus have an unlikely casualty: our tourist visa processing systems