8:00am On the Brekky Show today, we had another virus yarn with Dr Jonathan. Seeking answers and destroying the myths surrounding COVID-19.

Dr Jonathan provides us with the overnight update, some new statistics of the COVID -19 global death toll and answers the fresh batch of questions from the Brekky Crew.

With so much new information coming to light, these discussions and answers won’t be the final word from our doctor. New content will be updated, so keep an ear out.



1.The flu shot for people over 65 years old is available now, its a recommend action to take for those most vulnerable so you can have added protection from the flu.

2.The coronavirus can be confused with a bunch of other respiratory illness, common cold or the flu, the coronavirus presents differently in kids in terms it can be a variety of different symptoms so we emphasize the importance of taking your kids to your local health clinic for immunisation shots.

3.Important reminder to stay home if you don’t really need to go outdoors.


Tune in 8:00am Monday, Wednesday and Friday for more up-to-date news on the pandemic with Dr Jonathan Leitch.

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Information provided in this podcast and website is most current as of Wednesday 1st of April 2020.