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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Treasury underestimated coronavirus like the rest of us, FOI documents show
     7 April 2020
    Documents obtained under freedom of information show how quickly the coronavirus pandemic has overwhelmed Australian policymaking in recent weeks.
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    Coronavirus has changed the US election race — and Donald Trump has lost his rally advantage
    7 Apr: The coronavirus crisis has forced the US presidential campaign to change in unprecedented ways but the show must go on, writes Charles Edel.... more
    The hunt for hydroxyl radicals in Antarctica could reveal the secrets of our future climate
    7 Apr: Trapped deep under layers of solid Antarctic ice are air bubbles from before the industrial age holding clues to a climate riddle which could radically reshape our understanding of global warming.... more
    Coronavirus distancing measures lifted as Cyclone Harold lashes Vanuatu
    6 Apr: The head of disaster management says the rules need to be suspended so people can gather in evacuation centres as a powerful category five cyclone moves across the Pacific island nation.... more
    Scientists translate coronavirus spike protein into music, revealing more about its structure
    6 Apr: Scientists have translated the characteristic spikes of the new coronavirus into a musical score. It's surprisingly soothing, and could play a role in helping us understand the virus better or even develop drugs to fight it.... more
    Premier League footballers are being asked to take a coronavirus pay cut, but should they?
    6 Apr: English Premier League players are coming under fire for not taking a pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic, but the players association argues cutting player salaries could do more harm than good.... more
    Three reasons why Jacinda Ardern's coronavirus response has been a masterclass in crisis leadership
    6 Apr: As someone who researches and teaches leadership, I'd argue New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is giving most Western politicians a lesson on how to act, writes Suze Wilson.... more
    Queen Elizabeth II calls on Commonwealth members to show resolve during coronavirus outbreak
    6 Apr: Queen Elizabeth II makes rare special address to the Commonwealth to thank frontline health workers and those staying at home to combat the coronavirus outbreak.... more
    Cyclone Harold bears down on Vanuatu, predicted to bring winds of 215kph
    6 Apr: Residents in Vanuatu, especially those in remote locations, are being told to find shelter as Cyclone Harold intensifies and rapidly approaches the island nation.... more
    Latest coronavirus research: estimating fatality, children as sources, and poo transplants
    5 Apr: While much of the world slows down, or shuts down, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many scientists are busy crunching what data they have on the virus to try to understand it better. Here's a summary of the latest research.... more

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