Australasia

Sex differences in COVID-19 case fatality rates

Male corona virus danger

Global data indicate higher COVID-19 case fatality rates among men than women. Most countries with available data indicate a male to female case fatality ratio higher than 1·0, ranging up to 3·5 in some cases (appendix). (1) However, the COVID-19 case fatality rate is higher in women than men in a few countries, such as India, which is one of …

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Racism Down Under: Reclaiming Whiteness

racism

Black Africans continue to face racial prejudice in Australia By Mandisi Majavu A 51-year-old white Australian woman, Michelle Veronica Jacobsen, who subjected a black African family to a nasty racist attack and threatened them with a crowbar, has been charged with assault, going armed in public as to cause fear, disorderly conduct and conduct likely to racially harass. Video footage …

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