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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.
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?
Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra asks Richard Trudgen the question "Why are Balanda so frightened of this virus?"
Timothy Trudgen and Biritjalawuy Gondarra discuss how nutritious foods can increase the immune system’s ability to fight and protect the body against infection.
Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra and Richard Trudgen deal with the history behind the manikay Ring-a-Ring-a-Rosie
Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra and Richard Trudgen are joined by microbiologist, Dr Kerry Mills, to discuss how COVID-19 has travelled from China to other places around the world.
Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra and Richard Trudgen talk about the old Balanda culture around hygiene & what happened when people moved from villages to cities
Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra and Richard Trudgen are joined by Dr Kerry Mills, who explains how coronavirus can move from one person to another in three different ways, when people cough, sneeze or speak.
Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra and Richard Trudgen discuss how germs were discovered and that it took some time for people to connect the idea of germs to disease/illness.
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.
Djiniyini Gondarra and Richard Trudgen discuss social distancing, physical distancing meaning. Djiniyini teaches the traditional Yolŋu law for social distancing
Richard Trudgen and Djiniyini Gondarra are joined by Dr Kerry Mills to continue the conversation about how coronavirus can be floating in little droplets of mucus in the air. Djiniyini asks, “How do these viruses enter the body”?
Djiniyini goes on to ask what social distancing is for. Richard says it’s to stop the spread of Covid-19. Djiniyini explains how goŋ-wukundi law was for the same reason – to stop the spread of disease.
Djiniyini and Richard discuss how medical companies are trying to find the right chemical to ḏilthan this virus
Timothy Trudgen and Biritjalawuy Gondarra explain what happens if the body's immune system is not able to stop COVID-19 and it spreads to the lungs.