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Communicating in a mask

For many of us, wearing a mask is a necessary inconvenience. But for the one in six people in our community who are deaf or hearing impaired, wearing masks can be incredibly isolating. Anthony Cignarella is a nurse educator in our heart and lung team – he’s also hearing impaired. He’s put together some tips on communicating while wearing a mask.

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COVID a threat to vital organs

COVID-19 is not a standard respiratory virus, it’s a serious threat to a number of vital organs. As medical specialists learn more about the virus and how it affects the human body, alarming complications are becoming evident including life-threatening blood clots in the lungs, heart and brain of COVID-19 patients.

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Run Melbourne 2020

Are you looking for your next challenge? Have you been thinking it’s time to finally get fit? Here is your chance!

Join Team Alfred this November (postponed due to COVID-19) for Run Melbourne and contribute to raising money to support the life-saving work and research done here at the hospital. Whether you choose the 5km, 10km or the half-marathon, you’ll be running past some iconic Melbourne landmarks as many streets in the city are closed down for the thousands of runners that join in this celebrated event each year.

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