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Fine after disabled woman’s death

Fine after disabled woman’s death

The aged care provider responsible for providing care for a woman who died in shocking and degrading circumstances last month has been fined $12,600. Read full article: Fine after disabled woman’s death...→

Healthcare workers trial the drug Trump takes to ward off COVID-19

Healthcare workers trial the drug Trump takes to ward off COVID-19

Thousands of healthcare workers from Europe, Africa, Asia and South America will take chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to test if these drugs can prevent inf [...] Read full article: Healthcare workers trial the drug Trump ...→

Doctor slams plans to reopen borders, fearing coronavirus will spread

Doctor slams plans to reopen borders, fearing coronavirus will spread

A top doctor has rejected a claim that state borders could be shut for the rest of the year and ruin Australia’s economy. Read full article: Doctor slams plans to reopen borders, fe...→

Virus shock is a chance to fix universities for good

Virus shock is a chance to fix universities for good

Forget the hand-wringing over foreign students. The first priority is to make post-school education work better for Australia. Read full article: Virus shock is a chance to fix universit...→

Town in shock at health care change

Town in shock at health care change

INJURED motorists on the notorious Midland Highway may have to wait for up to an hour for an ambulance after cutbacks to health services based at Oatlands. Read full article: Town in shock at health care change...→

Premier fumbles on The Project

Premier fumbles on The Project

Queensland’s Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk appeared to fumble on live TV when asked about mandatory testing of staff in nursing homes. Read full article: Premier fumbles on The Project...→

CQUniversity loses 182 staff and three satellite campuses

CQUniversity loses 182 staff and three satellite campuses

More than 180 staff have taken voluntary redundancies at Central Queensland University as part of a $28 million annual savings push. Read full article: CQUniversity loses 182 staff and three s...→

‘Sitting ducks’: Shoppers flock to CBD

‘Sitting ducks’: Shoppers flock to CBD

Hundreds of people were seen packed into Sydney's CBD yesterday after the NSW government eased social distancing restrictions over the weekend. Read full article: ‘Sitting ducks’: Shoppers flock to CBD...→

Coronavirus: Sewage testing for virus genome could save us, Spanish researchers find

Coronavirus: Sewage testing for virus genome could save us, Spanish researchers find

While human faeces is something that most people turn their noses up at, having a nose around in it could be the key to stopping coronavirus in its tracks and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Sewage testing for virus ge...→

Coronavirus vaccine: French government demands equal access in COVID-19 vaccine distribution row

Coronavirus vaccine: French government demands equal access in COVID-19 vaccine distribution row

The first shot in a potential war over access to a COVID-19 vaccine has been fired in France after a stoush between a pharmaceutical CEO and politicians. Read full article: Coronavirus vaccine: French government d...→

Cedar Meats cluster continues to increase coronavirus case numbers in Victoria

Cedar Meats cluster continues to increase coronavirus case numbers in Victoria

The number of coronavirus cases connected to a cluster outbreak at a Melbourne abattoir has grown again, rising to nearly 100 as 11 new patients were recorded [...] Read full article: Cedar Meats cluster continues to increas...→

Environment where you’re more likely to be infected

Environment where you’re more likely to be infected

During a Facebook Live this month one news.com.au reader asked a question of Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison that highlights an important feature of [...] Read full article: Environment where you’re more likely to ...→

Ramsay Health Care pens COVID-19 beds deal with NSW Health

Ramsay Health Care pens COVID-19 beds deal with NSW Health

The agreement will continue until the federal government flags the last date covered by the private hospital financial viability payment. Read full article: Ramsay Health Care pens COVID-19 beds de...→

We may have to put up with 100 virus cases a week as the price for opening up the country.

We may have to put up with 100 virus cases a week as the price for opening up the country.

Australia hasn’t just flattened the curve, it’s “crushed it,” deputy chief medical officer Paul Kelly said late last month. Read full article: We may have to put up with 100 virus cas...→

How one person can infect a restaurant

How one person can infect a restaurant

News that restrictions across several Australian states are now being lifted to allow restaurants and pubs to reopen has been met with excitement, however, thi [...] Read full article: How one person can infect a restaurant...→

Record death tolls in Mexico, Brazil raise fears for Latin America

Record death tolls in Mexico, Brazil raise fears for Latin America

Brazil and Mexico have both recorded their single highest day of death tolls, raising global concern coronavirus is spreading at an alarming rate in Latin Amer [...] Read full article: Record death tolls in Mexico, Brazil rai...→

Suicide prevention modelling for COVID-19 demands urgent action

In the shadow of Australia's success at staying home and flattening the COVID-19 curve is the black dog. Read full article: Suicide prevention modelling for COVID-1...→

Coronavirus Cedar Meats: 260 staff attended meeting days after facility closure

Coronavirus Cedar Meats: 260 staff attended meeting days after facility closure

The meat processing facility at the centre of a Melbourne coronavirus outbreak organised an indoor staff meeting for 350 workers two days after the facility wa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Cedar Meats: 260 staff atten...→

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg tests negative for COVID-19

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg tests negative for COVID-19

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has tested negative to COVID-19 after a coughing fit in parliament raised concerns. Read full article: Treasurer Josh Frydenberg tests negative...→

‘Cultures that don’t adapt, die’: NZ minister suggests end of famous greeting

‘Cultures that don’t adapt, die’: NZ minister suggests end of famous greeting

New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has been swiftly rebuked for suggesting COVID-19 might bring an end to the iconic Maori greeting, the hongi. Read full article: ‘Cultures that don’t adapt, die’: NZ min...→

Bupa hit with $6m fine over fees for no service

Bupa hit with $6m fine over fees for no service

The health insurance giant was also ordered to pay $18.3 million in compensation after the Federal Court found its aged care arm had charged over 600 nursing h [...] Read full article: Bupa hit with $6m fine over fees for no ...→

Young people encouraged to access COVID-19 mental health support

Young people encouraged to access COVID-19 mental health support

The coronavirus crisis has intensified pre-existing stressors for young people while adding even more issues to the mix. Read full article: Young people encouraged to access COVID-...→

Police officer battling coronavirus blasts people flouting lockdown

A UK police chief who was left fighting for his life from coronavirus has hit out at lockdown breakers after people flocked to parks and beaches over the weeke [...] Read full article: Police officer battling coronavirus blas...→

California rodeo attracts thousands despite social distancing restrictions

California rodeo attracts thousands despite social distancing restrictions

Thousands of rodeo revellers have ignored social distancing rules to attend an annual Mother’s Day event in rural California. Read full article: California rodeo attracts thousands desp...→

Dad separated from baby in pram at coronavirus lockdown protest

Dad separated from baby in pram at coronavirus lockdown protest

A father who decided to take a double stroller to protest the government’s coronavirus restrictions was ripped away from his children yesterday by police. Read full article: Dad separated from baby in pram at coron...→

Women in their twenties have more COVID-19 than women of all other ages in Austr [...]

Women in their twenties have more COVID-19 than women of all other ages in Austr [...]

Women in their twenties have more COVID-19 than women of all other ages in Australia, and experts advise they should take extra care as restrictions relax. Read full article: Women in their twenties have more COVID-...→

For weeks, Lucie hid her hands from her partner. Then he saw the blood

For weeks, Lucie hid her hands from her partner. Then he saw the blood

The pandemic poses a unique challenge for Australians with OCD. About two months into the crisis in Australia, Lucie Alexandra says her hands look like she’s b [...] Read full article: For weeks, Lucie hid her hands from her ...→

'Things changed and that's OK': Navigating pregnancy during the pandemic

'Things changed and that's OK': Navigating pregnancy during the pandemic

When my husband and I first found out we were having another baby we thought we’d be telling loved ones in person, but things changed. Read full article: 'Things changed and that's OK': Navigati...→

GARDENING: Blooming often depletes passionfruit vines

GARDENING: Blooming often depletes passionfruit vines

IN THEIR natural habitat, climbers such as passionfruit would start their lives on an open forest floor where the light levels were quite low. Read full article: GARDENING: Blooming often depletes passi...→

Presenteeism: the new COVID-19 risk as people return to work

Presenteeism: the new COVID-19 risk as people return to work

With COVID-19, presenteeism has a new multiplying effect. One infected worker can send everyone else into home quarantine, severely affecting productivity. Read full article: Presenteeism: the new COVID-19 risk as p...→

Qantas announces new US and UK flights

Qantas announces new US and UK flights

Australians hoping to fly home during the coronavirus pandemic have been given new options with Qantas announcing limited flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles [...] Read full article: Qantas announces new US and UK flights...→

We must use this opportunity to reform mental health support

We must use this opportunity to reform mental health support

The National Cabinet is considering a COVID-19 mental health response and recovery plan. This is an urgent, essential discussion. Read full article: We must use this opportunity to reform m...→

3 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: ‘Clear roadmap out’ due Friday | The Cairns Post

3 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: ‘Clear roadmap out’ due Friday | The Cairns Post

The Prime Minister will outline a "three-step framework" for easing restrictions at the national meeting tomorrow. Read full article: 3 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: ‘...→

Group 4 times more likely to die

Group 4 times more likely to die

People from black or minority ethnic backgrounds can be up to four times more likely to die from COVID-19 than white people in Britain, new studies have found. Read full article: Group 4 times more likely to die...→

Superspreader COVID-19 parties lead to spike in US cases

Superspreader COVID-19 parties lead to spike in US cases

Health officials from Washington State in the US have reported that newly diagnosed cases of coronavirus caught the potentially deadly illness on purpose at “C [...] Read full article: Superspreader COVID-19 parties lead to s...→

Coronavirus research professor killed in suspected murder-suicide

A professor close to making “very significant findings” about COVID-19 has been killed in a suspected murder-suicide. Read full article: Coronavirus research professor killed in...→

‘A lot were sick’: Theory on virus’ escape

France fears the killer coronavirus may have hit Europe from October as several athletes recall becoming “very sick” while competing in Wuhan back then. Read full article: ‘A lot were sick’: Theory on virus’ esca...→

Health officials yet to access COVIDSafe app data

Health officials yet to access COVIDSafe app data

Governments yet to sign agreements ensuring the privacy and security of the information. Read full article: Health officials yet to access COVIDSafe...→

When playgrounds across the country could reopen

When playgrounds across the country could reopen

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has given an indication of when playgrounds might reopen, as coronavirus restrictions gradually loosen around the country. Read full article: When playgrounds across the country coul...→

Gross truth about not washing hands

Gross truth about not washing hands

A stomach-turning image taken by one mum has revealed just how many microbes live on unwashed hands – and it will make you rush to the sink to scrub your own. Read full article: Gross truth about not washing hands...→

‘Staged approach’ to pubs reopening

‘Staged approach’ to pubs reopening

Your dream of returning to the pub may still be a while off, with the government saying a “careful and staged approach” must be taken to lifting restrictions. Read full article: ‘Staged approach’ to pubs reopening...→

Britain on the brink as COVID-19 deaths jump

Britain on the brink as COVID-19 deaths jump

Britain has recorded a tragic new milestone, becoming the first country in Europe to officially confirm almost 30,000 deaths as a result of the coronavirus pan [...] Read full article: Britain on the brink as COVID-19 deaths ...→

NSW Premier blasted as ‘delusional’

NSW Premier blasted as ‘delusional’

The son of a woman infected with coronavirus at the stricken Newmarch House has called NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian “delusional” after she defended the state [...] Read full article: NSW Premier blasted as ‘delusional’...→

Up to 23,000 more deaths: Italians warned of huge second wave

A resurgent second wave of coronavirus could sweep across Italy with deaths “far greater” in some areas which have already suffered from the virus outbreak. Read full article: Up to 23,000 more deaths: Italians warne...→

‘Smash you in the face’: Racist rant

‘Smash you in the face’: Racist rant

A woman working at a bubble tea shop has caught on video the moment she was racially abused by a woman who appeared to blame her for the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: ‘Smash you in the face’: Racist rant...→

Health facility completed

A year since works first began on the Caroline Chisholm Drive site, Cobaw Community Health's new Kyneton home has now been completed. The purpose-built new Read full article: Health facility completed...→

Tropical fruit shaping up as a real star

Tropical fruit shaping up as a real star

I CANNOT imagine breakfast without having a couple of pieces of seasonal fruit and each year I count the days until the stone fruit becomes available, that bei [...] Read full article: Tropical fruit shaping up as a real star...→

Australian church selling bleach that its US leader claims is virus cure

Australian church selling bleach that its US leader claims is virus cure

The Australian chapter of the Genesis II Church of Health and Health — which promotes bleach as a cure for coronavirus — is selling the product locally. Read full article: Australian church selling bleach that it...→

Ruby Princess operator plans to return

Ruby Princess operator plans to return

Carnival Cruise Line has announced plans to gradually resume cruising in Australia from September 1, and even earlier in North America following months of halt [...] Read full article: Ruby Princess operator plans to return...→

‘Significant breakthrough’ for vaccine

‘Significant breakthrough’ for vaccine

Israel has isolated a coronavirus antibody at one of its biological research facilities saying the country has made a “major breakthrough” in treating the viru [...] Read full article: ‘Significant breakthrough’ for vaccine...→

High obesity rates could lead to more virus deaths

High obesity rates could lead to more virus deaths

Overweight people are at a greater risk of dying from COVID-19, according to new studies Read full article: High obesity rates could lead to more vi...→

How self-isolation is enabling this director to finally learn Mandarin

How self-isolation is enabling this director to finally learn Mandarin

Moxie founder Mia Klitsas is sanguine about her time spent working from home, where she's using her free hours to tackle long-postponed activities. Read full article: How self-isolation is enabling this dire...→

NSW preparing for a COVID-19 surge in mid to late winter

NSW preparing for a COVID-19 surge in mid to late winter

Doctors and public hospitals in the state have been briefed on modelling by the NSW health department that aims to keep a late-winter surge under control. Read full article: NSW preparing for a COVID-19 surge in mi...→

Parents not allowed to attend baby’s birth

Parents not allowed to attend baby’s birth

Rob and Tenille Fellows have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in the last decade trying to make their dream of having a baby become a reality. Read full article: Parents not allowed to attend baby’s bir...→

’Disappointing’: Cop slams beachgoers

’Disappointing’: Cop slams beachgoers

Crowds that flocked a Gold Coast lookout to watch the sun set on Sunday have been branded “disappointing” by the state’s top cop who said police were forced to [...] Read full article: ’Disappointing’: Cop slams beachgoers...→

NDIS fines provider after disabled woman Ann-Marie Smith’s degrading death

NDIS fines provider after disabled woman Ann-Marie Smith’s degrading death

The aged care provider responsible for providing care for a woman who died in shocking and degrading circumstances last month has been fined $12,600. Read full article: NDIS fines provider after disabled woman...→

China, South Korea launch ‘travel corridors’ to allow for flights

China, South Korea launch ‘travel corridors’ to allow for flights

As Australia and New Zealand slowly work on creating a travel bubble between the two countries, China and South Korea have already implemented their own “corri [...] Read full article: China, South Korea launch ‘travel corrid...→

Brutal life on ‘islands of death’

Brutal life on ‘islands of death’

It is the world’s oldest and most reviled disease with evidence it may have existed in India in 4000BC, more than 6000 years ago. Read full article: Brutal life on ‘islands of death’...→

Swedish model trades more disease for less economic damage

Swedish model trades more disease for less economic damage

While the rest of the world sheltered at home, Swedes have been out and about. Time will tell if this was the right strategy. Read full article: Swedish model trades more disease for le...→

Health records targeted in hack attack - Seymour Telegraph

Health records targeted in hack attack - Seymour Telegraph

The MyHealth online records were the target of a hacking attack this financial year but no personal or medical information was stolen. Read full article: Health records targeted in hack attack -...→

Health service deficit could be in the millions

Health service deficit could be in the millions

THE Burnett MP believes Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service’s deficit is in the millions. Read full article: Health service deficit could be in the m...→

Alex Perry flaunts ripped body on Insta

Alex Perry flaunts ripped body on Insta

Alex Perry may be known for his reputable designs, but the celebrity stylist has also been turning heads over his super ripped physique – enough to make a body [...] Read full article: Alex Perry flaunts ripped body on Insta...→

Get the most fruit from citrus trees

Get the most fruit from citrus trees

I GUESS that by now a few citrus trees in back yards will be yielding their bounty, but for some it may be a case of watching enviously as the neighbours harve [...] Read full article: Get the most fruit from citrus trees...→

Investigation into infected nurse who returned to work in Queensland

Investigation into infected nurse who returned to work in Queensland

An investigation has been launched after a sick nurse returned to work at a Queensland aged care home while waiting for her coronavirus test results. Read full article: Investigation into infected nurse who re...→

Any bait will do for bream

Any bait will do for bream

IT are among our most prolific and sought-after species of fish, and the humble bream is about to launch its annual invasion of local hot spots Read full article: Any bait will do for bream...→

Slaughterhouse cluster increases again

Slaughterhouse cluster increases again

The number of coronavirus cases connected to a cluster outbreak at a Melbourne abattoir has grown again, rising to nearly 100 as 11 new patients were recorded [...] Read full article: Slaughterhouse cluster increases again...→

Carnival Cruises: World’s largest cruise company lays off hundreds of employees

Carnival Cruises: World’s largest cruise company lays off hundreds of employees

Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise company, have announced they will be laying off hundreds of employees due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Carnival Cruises: World’s largest cruise...→

Problem with Wuhan’s bold plan to test 11 million residents for coronavirus

Problem with Wuhan’s bold plan to test 11 million residents for coronavirus

Authorities in Wuhan have launched an unprecedented campaign to test all 11 million residents of the city for coronavirus. Read full article: Problem with Wuhan’s bold plan to test 1...→

Virus number we’ll have to live with

Virus number we’ll have to live with

Australia hasn’t just flattened the curve, it’s “crushed it,” deputy chief medical officer Paul Kelly said late last month. Read full article: Virus number we’ll have to live with...→

Huge death rates lead to virus fears

Huge death rates lead to virus fears

Brazil and Mexico have both recorded their single highest day of death tolls, raising global concern coronavirus is spreading at an alarming rate in Latin Amer [...] Read full article: Huge death rates lead to virus fears...→

Overseas travel won’t return until 2023 due to coronavirus, experts warn

Overseas travel won’t return until 2023 due to coronavirus, experts warn

The impact of coronavirus on overseas travel may be worse than expected, with an international airline boss predicting things won’t be normal until 2023. Read full article: Overseas travel won’t return until 2023 ...→

Rethink that second cup of coffee

Rethink that second cup of coffee

Drinking too many cups of coffee can trigger some debilitating diseases, a world-first study has found. Read full article: Rethink that second cup of coffee...→

China to test 11 million residents of Wuhan after new virus cluster

China to test 11 million residents of Wuhan after new virus cluster

The Chinese city of Wuhan will test all 11 million residents for coronavirus after a small cluster of cases emerged over the weekend, according to state media. Read full article: China to test 11 million residents of Wu...→

WHO takes subtle swipe at Sweden over herd immunity

WHO takes subtle swipe at Sweden over herd immunity

The World Health Organisation has appeared to take a swipe at Sweden over its response to COVID-19, suggesting the “herd immunity” approach the country has ado [...] Read full article: WHO takes subtle swipe at Sweden over he...→

Why you should invite people over for lunch

Why you should invite people over for lunch

The relaxation of coronavirus restrictions across Australia means the country could suffer a second wave of infections but people can help prevent this by main [...] Read full article: Why you should invite people over for lu...→

Denpasar, Bali under border lockdown due to coronavirus

Denpasar, Bali under border lockdown due to coronavirus

Bali will lock down the borders of its capital Denpasar as it seeks to limit the spread of coronavirus. Read full article: Denpasar, Bali under border lockdown due...→

International students won't pay for Australian online degrees

International students won't pay for Australian online degrees

Universities told all students to study online in semester one, which made coming to Australia pointless for many international students. Read full article: International students won't pay for Aus...→

what happens if there is an outbreak of coronavirus at schools

what happens if there is an outbreak of coronavirus at schools

NSW authorities have revealed what will happen if there is an outbreak of coronavirus at a school with students returning to classes today on a staged basis. Read full article: what happens if there is an outbreak of ...→

Coronavirus doctor blasts United Airlines for lack of social distancing

Coronavirus doctor blasts United Airlines for lack of social distancing

A San Francisco doctor returning from volunteering at a New York City hospital to help fight the coronavirus says he was forced to endure a packed flight on Un [...] Read full article: Coronavirus doctor blasts United Airline...→

Southeast's best dog-loving camp sites

There are plenty of dog-loving camp sites around so you can have your holiday without abandoning your baby. Here are seven of the best in the region. Read full article: Southeast's best dog-loving camp sites...→

Sociable young women at high risk post-lockdown

Sociable young women at high risk post-lockdown

Women in their twenties have more COVID-19 that women of all other ages in Australia, and experts advise they should take extra care as restrictions relax. Read full article: Sociable young women at high risk post-l...→

Gardening: Mulch ado about life in a pot

Gardening: Mulch ado about life in a pot

When once-luscious potted plants start to wilt and give up the will to live, the reason is often as simple as water not getting to where it is most needed Read full article: Gardening: Mulch ado about life in a pot...→

'Crazy' Aldi shoppers ignore rules

Shoppers have complained of low stock and customers not following social distancing rules at Aldi's Mother's Day-themed Special Buys today. Read full article: 'Crazy' Aldi shoppers ignore rules...→

Supermarkets provide big clue on how virus spreads

Supermarkets provide big clue on how virus spreads

It’s one of the great mysteries of Australia’s COVID-19 experiment: despite fears supermarkets and hairdressers could prove high risk for the spread of the vir [...] Read full article: Supermarkets provide big clue on how vir...→

What post-pandemic beaches will look like

What post-pandemic beaches will look like

Authorities in Spain are looking at how to get people back to the beach safely after restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic begin to ease. Read full article: What post-pandemic beaches will look lik...→

Health students take to telehealth to improve care

Health students take to telehealth to improve care

CQUnivesrity physiotherapy, occupational therapy and chiropractic students have been using telehealth to treat patients at the clinics. Read full article: Health students take to telehealth to im...→

Health workers confident in virus response - Riverine Herald

Health workers confident in virus response - Riverine Herald

After less than half of healthcare workers expressed confidence in Australia's ability to fight coronavirus, 92 per cent are now backing the system. Read full article: Health workers confident in virus respon...→

Bizarre outcome in three countries

Bizarre outcome in three countries

Coronavirus has caused a spike in deaths worldwide. In a single week last month, 10,000 more Britons than usual passed away and there was a 526 per cent rise i [...] Read full article: Bizarre outcome in three countries...→

‘My boobs will not stop growing’

‘My boobs will not stop growing’

AN AUSTRALIAN woman who lives with K-cup breasts says she’s so desperate to get a reduction that she’s turned her hopes to fundraising for the required surgery [...] Read full article: ‘My boobs will not stop growing’...→

Adele's birthday post reared an uncomfortable obsession... again

Adele's birthday post reared an uncomfortable obsession... again

The photo, which has received over 170,000 comments, and spawned dozens of articles in the 24 hours since it went up, all focused on one thing: her weight loss [...] Read full article: Adele's birthday post reared an uncomfor...→

CSL taps foreign debt markets for $1.2b

CSL taps foreign debt markets for $1.2b

The blood products giant has joined the list of companies shoring up their cash reserves, locking in another $US750 million debt from US investors. Read full article: CSL taps foreign debt markets for $1.2b...→

Mum jailed after refusing salon closure

Mum jailed after refusing salon closure

A US hair salon owner who defied the coronavirus lockdown laws to keep her business open has been jailed for a week after refusing to apologise. Read full article: Mum jailed after refusing salon closure...→

Deep water jigging techniques

Deep water jigging techniques

DEEPWATER jigging can be surprisingly productive for a range of top table fish once you get the hang of it. Read full article: Deep water jigging techniques...→

Big problem with COVIDSafe app

Big problem with COVIDSafe app

Millions of Australians have registered to use the Federal Government’s coronavirus-tracing app but health officials have admitted the data is still not being [...] Read full article: Big problem with COVIDSafe app...→

Motivating kids to stay active during the lockdown

Motivating kids to stay active during the lockdown

Studies show nine out of 10 teens aren’t doing enough physical activity during normal times. In isolation, it pays to get creative. Read full article: Motivating kids to stay active during th...→

Sanofi to enroll thousands for its coronavirus vaccine trials

Sanofi to enroll thousands for its coronavirus vaccine trials

Sanofi is working on two vaccine projects to prevent COVID-19 and said it is exploring several manufacturing options, including fresh collaboration to ensure i [...] Read full article: Sanofi to enroll thousands for its coron...→

Embattled airline announces big job losses

Embattled airline announces big job losses

More than 3,000 jobs at the Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays travel brands owned by billionaire Richard Branson are to be axed. Read full article: Embattled airline announces big job loss...→

Mistakes behind world’s new virus epicentre

Mistakes behind world’s new virus epicentre

Britain has recorded a tragic new milestone, becoming the first country in Europe to officially confirm almost 30,000 deaths as a result of the coronavirus pan [...] Read full article: Mistakes behind world’s new virus epicen...→

Aussies blocked from lifesaving test

Aussies blocked from lifesaving test

A simple test that could save thousands of lives and billions of dollars has been knocked back for Medicare funding, despite evidence showing its impact in sto [...] Read full article: Aussies blocked from lifesaving test...→

Old pathology samples show COVID-19 was in circulation last year

Old pathology samples show COVID-19 was in circulation last year

Evidence that COVID -19 was in circulation in December could bring into question trajectory modelling that has been used for the pandemic. Read full article: Old pathology samples show COVID-19 was ...→

Coronavirus Australia live coverage

Coronavirus Australia live coverage

Up to 8000 frontline workers in Melbourne will be eligible for free parking permits "to recognise their role in responding to COVID-19", as the city reinstates [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Australia live coverage...→

Aussies most at risk of second wave

Aussies most at risk of second wave

Overweight people are at a greater risk of dying from COVID-19, according to new studies Read full article: Aussies most at risk of second wave...→

US mortality rate not what it seems

US mortality rate not what it seems

The US may have over a million cases of coronavirus, a third of the world’s total, and 70,000 of its citizens may have died – but by some measures it’s actuall [...] Read full article: US mortality rate not what it seems...→

Church peddling bleach as virus cure

Church peddling bleach as virus cure

The Australian chapter of the Genesis II Church of Health and Health — which promotes bleach as a cure for coronavirus — is selling the product locally. Read full article: Church peddling bleach as virus cure...→

Tearful apology over Ruby Princess debacle

Tearful apology over Ruby Princess debacle

A senior NSW Health official has issued a tearful apology over the government department’s failures in dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak aboard the Ruby Princ [...] Read full article: Tearful apology over Ruby Princess debac...→

Healthy Harold the giraffe in 'My Body Matters'

Healthy Harold the giraffe in 'My Body Matters'

Join Healthy Harold to discover the importance of personal hygiene, healthy food choices, physical activity and ways to stay safe with Life Education Queenslan [...] Read full article: Healthy Harold the giraffe in 'My Body M...→

State’s stunning virus turnaround

State’s stunning virus turnaround

It has been at the epicentre of Australia’s coronavirus outbreak crisis, recording a mammoth number of cases and two deadly cluster sites in aged care faciliti [...] Read full article: State’s stunning virus turnaround...→

1 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: Trans-Tasman ‘bubble’ talk heats up | Gold Coast Bulletin

1 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: Trans-Tasman ‘bubble’ talk heats up | Gold Coast Bulletin

Australia and New Zealand will engage in "unprecedented" discussions tomorrow with the aim of creating a "bubble" that would allow international travel. Read full article: 1 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: T...→

Video shows leader struggling with mask

Video shows leader struggling with mask

Global leaders have shown they are struggling in the face of conflicting health advice as they fail to find a consistent approach to wearing a face mask. Read full article: Video shows leader struggling with mask...→

Ruby Princess fallout ‘like Wild West’

Ruby Princess fallout ‘like Wild West’

Lawyer Debi Challik has accused Princess Cruises of deliberately testing a only small number of passengers aboard the Ruby Princess cruise liner that docked in [...] Read full article: Ruby Princess fallout ‘like Wild West’...→

Girl developed obsession with death

Girl developed obsession with death

A mother has claimed her seven-year-old daughter developed an eerie fascination with death when taking new medication for a range of conditions. Read full article: Girl developed obsession with death...→

Aussie filmmaker has virus after contracting it 68 days ago

Aussie filmmaker has virus after contracting it 68 days ago

It has been a total of 68 days since 35-year-old Byron Bay filmmaker Mirabai Nicholson-McKellar first began to feel unwell. Read full article: Aussie filmmaker has virus after contrac...→

Health Officer sees no medical reason for border closures

Health Officer sees no medical reason for border closures

Australia's deputy chief health officer has said he can't see a medical reason for borders to remain closed as pressure mounts to open them up. Read full article: Health Officer sees no medical reason fo...→

Nurse in hot water over video

Nurse in hot water over video

A nurse in the United States has apologised for letting "her guard down" after she was filmed ignoring social distancing and drinking at a crowded bar. Read full article: Nurse in hot water over video...→

Australian entrepreneur ready to take bite out of collagen market

Australian entrepreneur ready to take bite out of collagen market

Backed by LVMH-owned beauty retailer Sephora, Keira Rumble has tapped into the millennial hunger for nutraceuticals. Read full article: Australian entrepreneur ready to take bi...→

$6 servo item Sophie Monk can’t resist

$6 servo item Sophie Monk can’t resist

Sophie Monk has opened up about the pressure to look a certain way, admitting she was once a “total exercise psycho”. Read full article: $6 servo item Sophie Monk can’t resist...→

Harsh limits enforced on trains, buses

Harsh limits enforced on trains, buses

The NSW government has announced new guidelines to maintain social distancing on public transport as coronavirus restrictions are eased, revealing what will li [...] Read full article: Harsh limits enforced on trains, buses...→

Horror injury behind sport star’s ‘low’

Horror injury behind sport star’s ‘low’

Australian professional basketballer Alice Kunek recently returned from a nine-month stint playing basketball in Europe to join the Brydens Sydney Uni Flames. Read full article: Horror injury behind sport star’s ‘low’...→

Saving babies all in a day’s work

Saving babies all in a day’s work

Caring for premature babies like his daughter — who weighed as much as a can of beans when she was born at just 26 weeks — is the most rewarding job in the wor [...] Read full article: Saving babies all in a day’s work...→

Woman stranded on island forced to find food to survive amid coronavirus lockdown

A British woman has been left stranded on a remote snake-infested island for two months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Woman stranded on island forced to find ...→

Five ways to boost your immunity

Five ways to boost your immunity

With winter just around the corner, cold and flu season on the horizon and COVID-19 still lurking in the shadows, the concept that one can “boost” immunity is [...] Read full article: Five ways to boost your immunity...→

The hidden wave: what happens when everything else is put on hold

The hidden wave: what happens when everything else is put on hold

Hospitals are about to be hit with all of the elective surgery that has been delayed, and doctors are concerned about a sharp drop in cancer screening and skin [...] Read full article: The hidden wave: what happens when every...→

'We shouldn't have waited'

'We shouldn't have waited'

Victoria’s Chief Health Officer has admitted authorities could have done better in handling a coronavirus outbreak at a meat processing facility, as another cl [...] Read full article: 'We shouldn't have waited'...→

Health services return after Tas outbreak

Health services return after Tas outbreak

Hospital services forced offline by a deadly coronavirus outbreak in northwest Tasmania will soon return to regular operations. The North West Regional Hospit. [...] Read full article: Health services return after Tas outbrea...→

Number of people in hospitals falls almost 900 per cent

Number of people in hospitals falls almost 900 per cent

The number of people in Australian hospitals with coronavirus has fallen almost 900 per cent since early April. Read full article: Number of people in hospitals falls almo...→

Coronavirus: Business leader calls for three state open ‘travel bubble’

Business leaders have suggested an agreement between the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia which could see those states “breaking away” [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Business leader calls for t...→

Richard Branson’s desperate $780 million move to save Virgin Atlantic

Richard Branson’s desperate $780 million move to save Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson is lining up a sale of a $780 million stake in his space business in a bid to save his flailing airline Virgin Atlanti [...] Read full article: Richard Branson’s desperate $780 million...→

China's massive response to second wave

China's massive response to second wave

The Chinese city of Wuhan will test all 11 million residents for coronavirus after a small cluster of cases emerged over the weekend, according to state media. Read full article: China's massive response to second wave...→

Health heroes get digital messages of support on Nurses Day

Health heroes get digital messages of support on Nurses Day

This year's International Nurses Day will be a far more hands-off celebration, as the public are encouraged to use technology to send their thanks to frontline [...] Read full article: Health heroes get digital messages of su...→

Newborn ‘healthy’ after mum’s virus death

Newborn ‘healthy’ after mum’s virus death

A baby whose mother died from coronavirus just days after he was born has finally returned home. Read full article: Newborn ‘healthy’ after mum’s virus deat...→

Fight breaks out on plane over lack of social distancing | Video

Fight breaks out on plane over lack of social distancing | Video

Mid-air mayhem erupted on a Canary Island-bound flight as furious passengers fought over social distancing in the first case of coronavirus air rage. Read full article: Fight breaks out on plane over lack of s...→

TV special traces America’s COVID-19 ‘patient one’

Coronavirus has ravaged the United States, with more than 80,000 deaths and 1.3 million people infected since the outbreak began in January. Read full article: TV special traces America’s COVID-19 ‘pa...→

30 year ‘secret’ behind celeb’s ageless looks

30 year ‘secret’ behind celeb’s ageless looks

What many people probably don’t know about Hollywood star Rob Lowe is that he was an alcoholic. Read full article: 30 year ‘secret’ behind celeb’s ageless ...→

State’s plan for a virus outbreak

State’s plan for a virus outbreak

NSW authorities have revealed what will happen if there is an outbreak of coronavirus at a school with students returning to classes today on a staged basis. Read full article: State’s plan for a virus outbreak...→

A guide to ensuring your home office isn't injuring your body

A guide to ensuring your home office isn't injuring your body

Physiotherapists are starting to see a spike in work-related injuries due to poorly set up home offices. Here's how to make sure you're not one of them. Read full article: A guide to ensuring your home office isn...→

Hard to sustain 24-carrot lifestyle

Hard to sustain 24-carrot lifestyle

FRUIT and vegetables are more expensive and harder to find in low-income areas, shows a University of Tasmania study. Read full article: Hard to sustain 24-carrot lifestyle...→

Children die from mysterious syndrome

Children die from mysterious syndrome

Two young children and a teenager have now died in New York State from a possible complication from the coronavirus involving swollen blood vessels and heart p [...] Read full article: Children die from mysterious syndrome...→

Coronavirus lessons Australia must follow

Coronavirus lessons Australia must follow

It was the news many Australians had been waiting with bated breath for – a plan of exactly how lockdown would end. Read full article: Coronavirus lessons Australia must follo...→

Juniors sign up in droves

WHILE the world of professional sport lies under a murky cloud, Queensland's pint-sized stars are set to shine, with clubs looking forward to their biggest sea [...] Read full article: Juniors sign up in droves...→

Living in New York under the coronavirus

Living in New York under the coronavirus

In just weeks, the city that never sleeps has turned into a ghost town, where sirens scream through empty canyons and there are trucks of bodies in suburban st [...] Read full article: Living in New York under the coronavirus...→

New York was the ‘gateway’ for US virus infections

New York was the ‘gateway’ for US virus infections

A huge percentage of the United States’ coronavirus infections can be traced back to people travelling from New York City before it went into lockdown, accordi [...] Read full article: New York was the ‘gateway’ for US virus ...→

Why I’ll still cruise after coronavirus

Why I’ll still cruise after coronavirus

They’ve been labelled floating Petri dishes, but when restrictions begin to ease, I’ll be booking the next available ticket on board a cruise ship.... Why this [...] Read full article: Why I’ll still cruise after coronavirus...→

1 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: Gatherings of 10 people allowed | Geelong Advertiser

1 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: Gatherings of 10 people allowed | Geelong Advertiser

Australians could be allowed to gather in the family home with up to 10 people under a national easing of restrictions, according to a new report. Read full article: 1 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: G...→

Grim outlook for Bali after virus

Grim outlook for Bali after virus

Bali may cease to be a popular travel destination as holiday-makers opt for safer alternatives after the coronavirus pandemic, according to new travel predicti [...] Read full article: Grim outlook for Bali after virus...→

Expert close to virus breakthrough killed

Expert close to virus breakthrough killed

A professor close to making “very significant findings” about COVID-19 has been killed in a suspected murder-suicide. Read full article: Expert close to virus breakthrough kille...→

Beware the second wave of COVID-19

Beware the second wave of COVID-19

The risk of a deadly resurgence of the coronavirus could change the way we live for years to come. Read full article: Beware the second wave of COVID-19...→

‘Long and difficult war’ ahead in the US

‘Long and difficult war’ ahead in the US

A senior health expert warned US politicians Wednesday to brace for a “long and difficult” war against the coronavirus, as he called for a dramatic increase in [...] Read full article: ‘Long and difficult war’ ahead in the US...→

Health Minister wants telehealth to continue after COVID-19 pandemic

Health Minister wants telehealth to continue after COVID-19 pandemic

It comes as a survey of almost 1200 GPs found 99 per cent were now offering consultations via phone or video. Read full article: Health Minister wants telehealth to cont...→

Big W's reversal as rules ease

Big W's reversal as rules ease

Big W is taking a big step back towards normal trading, announcing it will resume late night shopping hours from tomorrow. Read full article: Big W's reversal as rules ease...→

Health minister defends outbreak response

Health minister defends outbreak response

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has defended state health authorities grappling with deadly coronavirus outbreaks, warning of more infection spikes. Sixteen. [...] Read full article: Health minister defends outbreak respons...→

8 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: Queensland Premier addresses revival of state’s nightlife | Tow

8 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: Queensland Premier addresses revival of state’s nightlife | Tow

Queensland again recorded zero new coronavirus cases today but the revival of its bustling nightlife and club scene is still a long way away. Read full article: 8 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: Q...→

Health worker among new Tas virus cases

Health worker among new Tas virus cases

A group of staff from a northern Tasmania hospital have been stood down for virus testing after their co-worker was among the state's latest two cases. The La. [...] Read full article: Health worker among new Tas virus cases...→

Coronavirus: Melbourne woman’s racist rant at Chinese bubble tea shop

A woman working at a bubble tea shop has caught on video the moment she was racially abused by a woman who appeared to blame her for the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus: Melbourne woman’s racist ra...→

CSL starts Aussie production of COVID-19 Immunoglobulin

CSL starts Aussie production of COVID-19 Immunoglobulin

CSL's Melbourne-based Broadmeadows plant will be part of the global effort to develop a "hyperimmune" therapy for COVID-19. Read full article: CSL starts Aussie production of COVID-19...→

Healthy Harold comes to Mackay homes

Healthy Harold comes to Mackay homes

Students can interact with the iconic giraffe from home as Life Education Queensland goes online Read full article: Healthy Harold comes to Mackay homes...→

COVID-19 cluster at Vic meat plant grows

COVID-19 cluster at Vic meat plant grows

Almost a dozen more cases of coronavirus have been confirmed at a Melbourne meat processing facility, as the state government reveals another $491 million in t [...] Read full article: COVID-19 cluster at Vic meat plant grows...→

First images show virus multiplying

First images show virus multiplying

British scientists have unveiled the first detailed images of Sars-CoV-2 – showing the bug multiplying in the gut. Read full article: First images show virus multiplying...→

Meatworks cluster ‘sign of things to come’

Meatworks cluster ‘sign of things to come’

A serious outbreak of coronavirus at a meatworks in Melbourne is a sign of things to come as life begins to return to normal and the economy restarts, authorit [...] Read full article: Meatworks cluster ‘sign of things to com...→

Israeli coronavirus vaccine researchers have ‘significant breakthrough’

Israeli coronavirus vaccine researchers have ‘significant breakthrough’

Israel has isolated a coronavirus antibody at one of its biological research facilities saying the country has made a “major breakthrough” in treating the viru [...] Read full article: Israeli coronavirus vaccine researchers ...→

Virus app refusers the new anti-vaxxers

Virus app refusers the new anti-vaxxers

Look out Australia, theres a new breed of delusional idiot in town the anti-appers, who like anti-vaxxers before them are putting us all at risk. Read full article: Virus app refusers the new anti-vaxxers...→

‘Virus isn’t going to be a big deal’

‘Virus isn’t going to be a big deal’

President Donald Trump has defended his handling of the coronavirus pandemic by saying expert Dr Anthony Fauci told him “it’s not gonna be a big deal”. Read full article: ‘Virus isn’t going to be a big deal’...→

COVID-19 vaccine may never be developed

COVID-19 vaccine may never be developed

As scores of researchers across the world scramble to develop vaccines for the novel coronavirus, a World Health Organisation envoy is cautioning that one may [...] Read full article: COVID-19 vaccine may never be developed...→

Perth parents-to-be unable to fly overseas for surrogate baby’s birth

Perth parents-to-be unable to fly overseas for surrogate baby’s birth

Rob and Tenille Fellows have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in the last decade trying to make their dream of having a baby become a reality. Read full article: Perth parents-to-be unable to fly overse...→

Bec Judd shuts down COVIDSafe app sceptics on Instagram

Rebecca Judd has a very strong message for Australians who haven’t downloaded the app that could get the country out of lockdown. Read full article: Bec Judd shuts down COVIDSafe app scepti...→

Fine after disabled woman’s death

Fine after disabled woman’s death

The aged care provider responsible for providing care for a woman who died in shocking and degrading circumstances last month has been fined $12,600. Read full article: Fine after disabled woman’s death...→

Girl developed obsession with death

Girl developed obsession with death

A mother has claimed her seven-year-old daughter developed an eerie fascination with death when taking new medication for a range of conditions. Read full article: Girl developed obsession with death...→

China, South Korea launch ‘travel corridors’ to allow for flights

China, South Korea launch ‘travel corridors’ to allow for flights

As Australia and New Zealand slowly work on creating a travel bubble between the two countries, China and South Korea have already implemented their own “corri [...] Read full article: China, South Korea launch ‘travel corrid...→

Doctor slams plans to reopen borders, fearing coronavirus will spread

Doctor slams plans to reopen borders, fearing coronavirus will spread

A top doctor has rejected a claim that state borders could be shut for the rest of the year and ruin Australia’s economy. Read full article: Doctor slams plans to reopen borders, fe...→

Health Officer sees no medical reason for border closures

Health Officer sees no medical reason for border closures

Australia's deputy chief health officer has said he can't see a medical reason for borders to remain closed as pressure mounts to open them up. Read full article: Health Officer sees no medical reason fo...→

Swedish model trades more disease for less economic damage

Swedish model trades more disease for less economic damage

While the rest of the world sheltered at home, Swedes have been out and about. Time will tell if this was the right strategy. Read full article: Swedish model trades more disease for le...→

Town in shock at health care change

Town in shock at health care change

INJURED motorists on the notorious Midland Highway may have to wait for up to an hour for an ambulance after cutbacks to health services based at Oatlands. Read full article: Town in shock at health care change...→

Australian entrepreneur ready to take bite out of collagen market

Australian entrepreneur ready to take bite out of collagen market

Backed by LVMH-owned beauty retailer Sephora, Keira Rumble has tapped into the millennial hunger for nutraceuticals. Read full article: Australian entrepreneur ready to take bi...→

Health service deficit could be in the millions

Health service deficit could be in the millions

THE Burnett MP believes Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service’s deficit is in the millions. Read full article: Health service deficit could be in the m...→

CQUniversity loses 182 staff and three satellite campuses

CQUniversity loses 182 staff and three satellite campuses

More than 180 staff have taken voluntary redundancies at Central Queensland University as part of a $28 million annual savings push. Read full article: CQUniversity loses 182 staff and three s...→

Harsh limits enforced on trains, buses

Harsh limits enforced on trains, buses

The NSW government has announced new guidelines to maintain social distancing on public transport as coronavirus restrictions are eased, revealing what will li [...] Read full article: Harsh limits enforced on trains, buses...→

Get the most fruit from citrus trees

Get the most fruit from citrus trees

I GUESS that by now a few citrus trees in back yards will be yielding their bounty, but for some it may be a case of watching enviously as the neighbours harve [...] Read full article: Get the most fruit from citrus trees...→

Coronavirus: Sewage testing for virus genome could save us, Spanish researchers find

Coronavirus: Sewage testing for virus genome could save us, Spanish researchers find

While human faeces is something that most people turn their noses up at, having a nose around in it could be the key to stopping coronavirus in its tracks and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Sewage testing for virus ge...→

Saving babies all in a day’s work

Saving babies all in a day’s work

Caring for premature babies like his daughter — who weighed as much as a can of beans when she was born at just 26 weeks — is the most rewarding job in the wor [...] Read full article: Saving babies all in a day’s work...→

Any bait will do for bream

Any bait will do for bream

IT are among our most prolific and sought-after species of fish, and the humble bream is about to launch its annual invasion of local hot spots Read full article: Any bait will do for bream...→

Cedar Meats cluster continues to increase coronavirus case numbers in Victoria

Cedar Meats cluster continues to increase coronavirus case numbers in Victoria

The number of coronavirus cases connected to a cluster outbreak at a Melbourne abattoir has grown again, rising to nearly 100 as 11 new patients were recorded [...] Read full article: Cedar Meats cluster continues to increas...→

Five ways to boost your immunity

Five ways to boost your immunity

With winter just around the corner, cold and flu season on the horizon and COVID-19 still lurking in the shadows, the concept that one can “boost” immunity is [...] Read full article: Five ways to boost your immunity...→

Carnival Cruises: World’s largest cruise company lays off hundreds of employees

Carnival Cruises: World’s largest cruise company lays off hundreds of employees

Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise company, have announced they will be laying off hundreds of employees due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Carnival Cruises: World’s largest cruise...→

Ramsay Health Care pens COVID-19 beds deal with NSW Health

Ramsay Health Care pens COVID-19 beds deal with NSW Health

The agreement will continue until the federal government flags the last date covered by the private hospital financial viability payment. Read full article: Ramsay Health Care pens COVID-19 beds de...→

'We shouldn't have waited'

'We shouldn't have waited'

Victoria’s Chief Health Officer has admitted authorities could have done better in handling a coronavirus outbreak at a meat processing facility, as another cl [...] Read full article: 'We shouldn't have waited'...→

Virus number we’ll have to live with

Virus number we’ll have to live with

Australia hasn’t just flattened the curve, it’s “crushed it,” deputy chief medical officer Paul Kelly said late last month. Read full article: Virus number we’ll have to live with...→

How one person can infect a restaurant

How one person can infect a restaurant

News that restrictions across several Australian states are now being lifted to allow restaurants and pubs to reopen has been met with excitement, however, thi [...] Read full article: How one person can infect a restaurant...→

Health services return after Tas outbreak

Health services return after Tas outbreak

Hospital services forced offline by a deadly coronavirus outbreak in northwest Tasmania will soon return to regular operations. The North West Regional Hospit. [...] Read full article: Health services return after Tas outbrea...→

Overseas travel won’t return until 2023 due to coronavirus, experts warn

Overseas travel won’t return until 2023 due to coronavirus, experts warn

The impact of coronavirus on overseas travel may be worse than expected, with an international airline boss predicting things won’t be normal until 2023. Read full article: Overseas travel won’t return until 2023 ...→

Coronavirus: Business leader calls for three state open ‘travel bubble’

Business leaders have suggested an agreement between the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia which could see those states “breaking away” [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Business leader calls for t...→

Coronavirus Cedar Meats: 260 staff attended meeting days after facility closure

Coronavirus Cedar Meats: 260 staff attended meeting days after facility closure

The meat processing facility at the centre of a Melbourne coronavirus outbreak organised an indoor staff meeting for 350 workers two days after the facility wa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Cedar Meats: 260 staff atten...→

China's massive response to second wave

China's massive response to second wave

The Chinese city of Wuhan will test all 11 million residents for coronavirus after a small cluster of cases emerged over the weekend, according to state media. Read full article: China's massive response to second wave...→

‘Cultures that don’t adapt, die’: NZ minister suggests end of famous greeting

‘Cultures that don’t adapt, die’: NZ minister suggests end of famous greeting

New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has been swiftly rebuked for suggesting COVID-19 might bring an end to the iconic Maori greeting, the hongi. Read full article: ‘Cultures that don’t adapt, die’: NZ min...→

Health heroes get digital messages of support on Nurses Day

Health heroes get digital messages of support on Nurses Day

This year's International Nurses Day will be a far more hands-off celebration, as the public are encouraged to use technology to send their thanks to frontline [...] Read full article: Health heroes get digital messages of su...→

Why you should invite people over for lunch

Why you should invite people over for lunch

The relaxation of coronavirus restrictions across Australia means the country could suffer a second wave of infections but people can help prevent this by main [...] Read full article: Why you should invite people over for lu...→

Fight breaks out on plane over lack of social distancing | Video

Fight breaks out on plane over lack of social distancing | Video

Mid-air mayhem erupted on a Canary Island-bound flight as furious passengers fought over social distancing in the first case of coronavirus air rage. Read full article: Fight breaks out on plane over lack of s...→

Young people encouraged to access COVID-19 mental health support

Young people encouraged to access COVID-19 mental health support

The coronavirus crisis has intensified pre-existing stressors for young people while adding even more issues to the mix. Read full article: Young people encouraged to access COVID-...→

California rodeo attracts thousands despite social distancing restrictions

California rodeo attracts thousands despite social distancing restrictions

Thousands of rodeo revellers have ignored social distancing rules to attend an annual Mother’s Day event in rural California. Read full article: California rodeo attracts thousands desp...→

State’s plan for a virus outbreak

State’s plan for a virus outbreak

NSW authorities have revealed what will happen if there is an outbreak of coronavirus at a school with students returning to classes today on a staged basis. Read full article: State’s plan for a virus outbreak...→

Coronavirus doctor blasts United Airlines for lack of social distancing

Coronavirus doctor blasts United Airlines for lack of social distancing

A San Francisco doctor returning from volunteering at a New York City hospital to help fight the coronavirus says he was forced to endure a packed flight on Un [...] Read full article: Coronavirus doctor blasts United Airline...→

Hard to sustain 24-carrot lifestyle

Hard to sustain 24-carrot lifestyle

FRUIT and vegetables are more expensive and harder to find in low-income areas, shows a University of Tasmania study. Read full article: Hard to sustain 24-carrot lifestyle...→

Sociable young women at high risk post-lockdown

Sociable young women at high risk post-lockdown

Women in their twenties have more COVID-19 that women of all other ages in Australia, and experts advise they should take extra care as restrictions relax. Read full article: Sociable young women at high risk post-l...→

For weeks, Lucie hid her hands from her partner. Then he saw the blood

For weeks, Lucie hid her hands from her partner. Then he saw the blood

The pandemic poses a unique challenge for Australians with OCD. About two months into the crisis in Australia, Lucie Alexandra says her hands look like she’s b [...] Read full article: For weeks, Lucie hid her hands from her ...→

'Crazy' Aldi shoppers ignore rules

Shoppers have complained of low stock and customers not following social distancing rules at Aldi's Mother's Day-themed Special Buys today. Read full article: 'Crazy' Aldi shoppers ignore rules...→

Juniors sign up in droves

WHILE the world of professional sport lies under a murky cloud, Queensland's pint-sized stars are set to shine, with clubs looking forward to their biggest sea [...] Read full article: Juniors sign up in droves...→

What post-pandemic beaches will look like

What post-pandemic beaches will look like

Authorities in Spain are looking at how to get people back to the beach safely after restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic begin to ease. Read full article: What post-pandemic beaches will look lik...→

Presenteeism: the new COVID-19 risk as people return to work

Presenteeism: the new COVID-19 risk as people return to work

With COVID-19, presenteeism has a new multiplying effect. One infected worker can send everyone else into home quarantine, severely affecting productivity. Read full article: Presenteeism: the new COVID-19 risk as p...→

New York was the ‘gateway’ for US virus infections

New York was the ‘gateway’ for US virus infections

A huge percentage of the United States’ coronavirus infections can be traced back to people travelling from New York City before it went into lockdown, accordi [...] Read full article: New York was the ‘gateway’ for US virus ...→

Health workers confident in virus response - Riverine Herald

Health workers confident in virus response - Riverine Herald

After less than half of healthcare workers expressed confidence in Australia's ability to fight coronavirus, 92 per cent are now backing the system. Read full article: Health workers confident in virus respon...→

We must use this opportunity to reform mental health support

We must use this opportunity to reform mental health support

The National Cabinet is considering a COVID-19 mental health response and recovery plan. This is an urgent, essential discussion. Read full article: We must use this opportunity to reform m...→

1 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: Gatherings of 10 people allowed | Geelong Advertiser

1 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: Gatherings of 10 people allowed | Geelong Advertiser

Australians could be allowed to gather in the family home with up to 10 people under a national easing of restrictions, according to a new report. Read full article: 1 Coronavirus Australia live coverage: G...→

‘My boobs will not stop growing’

‘My boobs will not stop growing’

AN AUSTRALIAN woman who lives with K-cup breasts says she’s so desperate to get a reduction that she’s turned her hopes to fundraising for the required surgery [...] Read full article: ‘My boobs will not stop growing’...→

Group 4 times more likely to die

Group 4 times more likely to die

People from black or minority ethnic backgrounds can be up to four times more likely to die from COVID-19 than white people in Britain, new studies have found. Read full article: Group 4 times more likely to die...→

Grim outlook for Bali after virus

Grim outlook for Bali after virus

Bali may cease to be a popular travel destination as holiday-makers opt for safer alternatives after the coronavirus pandemic, according to new travel predicti [...] Read full article: Grim outlook for Bali after virus...→

CSL taps foreign debt markets for $1.2b

CSL taps foreign debt markets for $1.2b

The blood products giant has joined the list of companies shoring up their cash reserves, locking in another $US750 million debt from US investors. Read full article: CSL taps foreign debt markets for $1.2b...→

Coronavirus research professor killed in suspected murder-suicide

A professor close to making “very significant findings” about COVID-19 has been killed in a suspected murder-suicide. Read full article: Coronavirus research professor killed in...→

Beware the second wave of COVID-19

Beware the second wave of COVID-19

The risk of a deadly resurgence of the coronavirus could change the way we live for years to come. Read full article: Beware the second wave of COVID-19...→

Deep water jigging techniques

Deep water jigging techniques

DEEPWATER jigging can be surprisingly productive for a range of top table fish once you get the hang of it. Read full article: Deep water jigging techniques...→

Health officials yet to access COVIDSafe app data

Health officials yet to access COVIDSafe app data

Governments yet to sign agreements ensuring the privacy and security of the information. Read full article: Health officials yet to access COVIDSafe...→

Motivating kids to stay active during the lockdown

Motivating kids to stay active during the lockdown

Studies show nine out of 10 teens aren’t doing enough physical activity during normal times. In isolation, it pays to get creative. Read full article: Motivating kids to stay active during th...→

Gross truth about not washing hands

Gross truth about not washing hands

A stomach-turning image taken by one mum has revealed just how many microbes live on unwashed hands – and it will make you rush to the sink to scrub your own. Read full article: Gross truth about not washing hands...→