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COVID update – sewage detection in East and South Lismore and Byron Bay

Northern NSW Local Health District is urging people in the Lismore City and Byron Bay areas to get tested for COVID-19, after fragments of the virus were detected in samples from the East Lismore, South Lismore and Byron Bay sewage treatment plants.

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Puritanical wellness

I am getting a little tired of the sweeping statements trotted out about the ‘allopathic medical establishment’ and its...

How is RT-PCR used to diagnose COVID-19?

It’s fast, reliable and full of lines – but might look different to the PCR you learned about in school.

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.

Comedic paranoia

Despite Peter Olsen’s limitless comedic ability, perhaps it’s time for The Echo to curtail his paranoid multi conspiracy theories...

Always full of surprises

Mullumbimby-born farmer, Glenyce Creighton, has been on her property in Myocum for 40 years. Originally the farm was a...

COVID update includes trial of home quarantine

When media were told that NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian would be at today's 11am update, we expected big news – the Premier said last week she would only attend the updates if it were important news.

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Coolangatta surfer Joel Parkinson won his Round 5 heat yesterday in the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro at  The Box in Western Australia, advancing into the quarterfinals ahead of Filipe Toledo from Brazil.
Parkinson netted the highest heat score of the round, a 16.60 (out of 20.00) for a pair of excellent eight-point rides to eliminate Toledo from this year’s competition.

Photo ASP/ Kelly Cestari


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