How have remote indigenous communities responded to the pandemic?

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https://www.abc.net.au/radio/newsradio/how-have-remote-indigenous-communities-responded/12880430

Period13 Nov 2020

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  • TitleHow have remote indigenous communities responded to the pandemic?
    Media name/outletABC News Radio
    CountryAustralia
    Date13/11/20
    DescriptionCovid-19 has claimed 907 lives in Australia and majority of those who've died have been aged over 60.

    Early in the pandemic, people in aged care and indigenous communities were identified as being among the most vulnerable.

    While outbreaks in aged care facilities resulted in hundreds of deaths, remote indigenous communities acted quickly to protect themselves.

    So how have they fared?

    Associate Professor Faye McMillan, is a Wiradjuri woman who is Director of the Djirruwang Program – Bachelor of Health Science at Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga. She spoke to ABC NwsRadio's Mandy Presland.
    URLhttps://www.abc.net.au/radio/newsradio/how-have-remote-indigenous-communities-responded/12880430
    PersonsFaye McMillan