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Richard Trudgen and Djiniyini Gondarra discuss how the virus is affecting smokers. Is it affecting other people? Dr Mills explains passive smoking and also the effects of smoking on unborn children, in relation to the Covid-19 virus.
In this video, Djiniyini Gondarra and Richard Trudgen start working through the many outstanding questions that Yolŋu people still have about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Richard Trudgen and Djiniyini Gondarra discuss two major questions about the Covid-19 vaccine. One is, what is actually inside the vaccines? The other is, will the injections make you sick?
Timothy Trugden and Biritjalawuy Goṉḏarra explain bacteria, viruses, and the cells of our bodies, as they discuss the tiny microscopic world inside your body that it is attacked by COVID-19.
Richard Trudgen and Djiniyini Gondarra discuss the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19. Yolngu people are seeing lots of trouble and conflict over the Covid-19 virus in New South Wales and Victoria. What is making these people sick? Is it the same Covid-19 virus?
Timothy Trudgen and Biritjalawuy Goṉḏarra discuss how the virus gets into the cells of our bodies and spread. You will learn more about what are cells and how the diseases call "viruses" attack and reproduce inside your body.
Richard Trudgen and Djiniyini Gondarra talk about what 'opening up' means. Many Balanda are getting vaccine injections at the moment. What will happen to people who haven’t had the injection? Will they stop the 'opening up'?
Timothy Trudgen and Biritjalawuy Goṉḏarra explain how white blood cells detect and fight COVID-19 as it spreads into the lungs. They talk about the different types of White blood cells and how they protect the body. What is the effects of the fight between disease and these immune cells inside the body?
Timothy Trudgen and Biritjalawuy Gondarra discuss how nutritious foods can increase the immune system’s ability to fight and protect the body against infection.
Dr Kerry Mills explains that when you cough, sneeze, or speak, the droplets that come out of your body are different sizes. The big ones are heavier so they drop to the ground, but the little droplets float into the air. These are the most dangerous because they cannot be seen. You can talk about them in relation to being able to smell salt water from a long way from the beach. The difference however, is that salt water can be smelt, but you cannot smell the little droplets with viruses in them.
Richard Trudgen and Djiniyini Gondarra are joined by Dr Kerry Mills, who explains the dangers of being inside a room if somebody who has the virus in their body.
Richard Trudgen and Djiniyini Gondarra discuss how lots of men are dying from COVID-19. Dr Mills tells the story about how, in China, most of the people who died from the virus were men.
Richard Trudgen and Djiniyini Gondarra are joined by Dr Kerry Mills to go deeper into answering the question of why a lot of smokers are dying.