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September 19, 2021

Government’s unlawful actions

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Second confirmed COVID case in Lismore

Acting Chief Executive Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir says there one new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in a resident of the Northern NSW Local Health District.

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PCR test

The recent Echo article ‘How reliable are PCR tests?’ (8 September) on PCR tests for COVID-19 that refutes the...

Sometimes you’ve just got to laugh

I confess to having no clinical or medical training, but my reading of some of the literature increasingly tells me that laughter, and the hormones that trigger it, is a powerful healing and comforting tool that serves to help us cope with stress, anxiety, trauma and the challenges associated with living and navigating modern life. 

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Will COVID Lose the Government their Next Erection ?

We are hearing about long covid and the many complex health issues that people are facing, long after the virus has passed through their system. I knew about that, but what I didn’t know about was that men who get covid are six times more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction.

Modelling

Modelling the billions of connections within the human body to determine illness? Modelling one individual’s billions of connections to...

Ruination

I wholeheartedly agree with Brian Mollett (Letters 18 August). Until very recently Burringbar Street was a true representation of...

A moment of your life?

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Re your article Comanchero president arrested at Cooly, Echonetdaily, January 7.

Unlawful actions? The Bjelke-Petersen government would have to take line honours for that wouldn’t it? Bikers pale in comparison.

The current Newman government is dumping thousands of tonnes of dredge tailings in the Great Barrier Reef National Park because that’s the cheapest option for those dumping it. They would have to rate very highly too, wouldn’t they?

The biggest coal port in the world: how many tankers a day will that be? All to suit Gina and Clive. Not to mention the impact on global warming that burning all that coal will have.

Graeme Cooney, Murwillumbah


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