Video #20 COVID-19: Through the air, from person to person

In this program, Richard Trudgen and Djiniyini Gondarra are joined by microbiologist, Dr Kerry Mills. She explains how coronavirus can move from one person to another in three different ways, when people cough, sneeze or speak. When they do any of these things, little tiny droplets of fluid come out of their body. And within these droplets, there can be thousands or even millions of viruses.


The traditional worldview of Yolŋu means they want in-depth, science-based information in order to understand any new topic. This is what Yolŋu call the “dhuḏi-dhäwu” – the deep true story. This full series of videos attempts to answer some of their questions from a Yolŋu worldview, using their linguistic construction of knowledge.

Watch the full series by clicking the links below:

Please note: Videos 1–7 are currently not available due to the unfortunate passing of one of the presenters. These videos will come back online again once permission is given from the family. Thank you for your understanding.