Tag Archives: Covid

Ease of Covid lockdown restrictions may help diminish drug addiction, National Institute on Drug Abuse director says

The number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. hit a grim record, as the nation simultaneously battled the Covid-19 pandemic. A total of 93,331 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2020, and that represents nearly a 30% increase from the year before, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and… Read More »

Why Australia has become a Covid joke

Well here we are again. Covid wise, it’s suddenly feels a lot like March 2020 across Australia. We thought we’d seen the back of nationwide restrictions. Now they’re all the rage it seems. In Sydney, where the vast majority of residents haven’t had a lockdown for more than a year, baking has begun in earnest;… Read More »

Sydney family fined for Covid breach

A man and woman from Sydney’s eastern suburbs have been slapped with big fines after allegedly travelling nearly three hours across NSW despite strict stay-at-home orders. A 56-year old man from Paddington, and a 22-year old woman from Maroubra, were each fined $ 1200 on Saturday after being discovered by police, allegedly in the Hunter… Read More »