Health

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Australia’s ‘selfish’ virus approach blasted

Australia’s ‘selfish’ virus approach blasted

One of the world’s top epidemiologists says Australia should copy Sweden’s virus strategy because our lockdown approach is not working.

NSW adds 189 new cases to tally

NSW adds 189 new cases to tally

NSW has quietly added 189 new “historic” cases of coronavirus to its tally after initially not counting cases from the Ruby Princess.

Insta celebrity launches personal training program

premium_icon Insta celebrity launches personal training program

Cairns fit mum Libby Powell has taken her passion for health and fitness to the next level with the launch of her very first training program.

Library books microwaved to kill COVID-19

Library books microwaved to kill COVID-19

Americans are going to scary new lengths to disinfect public property amid fears of a second coronavirus wave.

Mutant virus strain spreading rapidly

Mutant virus strain spreading rapidly

The original coronavirus strain that emerged in China last year has been replaced by a new strain that spreads far more quickly, say scientists.

Pressure mounts after quarantine failures

Pressure mounts after quarantine failures

Pressure is mounting on Victoria’s chief health officer over claims he was warned about failures in Melbourne’s hotel quarantine months ago.

Man beats flesh-eating bug caught from seawater

premium_icon Man beats flesh-eating bug caught from seawater

A CAMBOOYA man has issued a warning to others after losing his leg to a flesh-eating bacteria found in seawater.

Train passenger arrives with symptoms

Train passenger arrives with symptoms

A train passenger who arrived at Sydney’s Central Station with coronavirus symptoms has been rushed away in an ambulance.

America breaks its virus record again

America breaks its virus record again

The United States has broken its coronavirus record again, with the country recording more than 55,000 new cases in one day.

‘Wake up’: Health body delivers a stark coronavirus warning

‘Wake up’: Health body delivers a stark coronavirus warning

The World Health Organisation has urged the world to wake up about the threat of coronavirus as we close in on 11 million global cases.

Leaked email exposes secret plea to ADF

premium_icon Leaked email exposes secret plea to ADF

A leaked email reveals Victoria pleaded for the military to help monitor the hotel quarantine program 10 days ago.

Paramedic’s shock call out to dying relative

Paramedic’s shock call out to dying relative

An ambulance service officer had no idea she would be spending her last moments with her father after she received a call about a sick patient.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

The ‘troubling’ virus attitudes of Boomers is revealed

The ‘troubling’ virus attitudes of Boomers is revealed

Older people are significantly more at risk of serious illness or death due to COVID-19, but a new study shows Baby Boomers aren’t that fussed.

The ’ridiculous’ claims that are ‘dangerous’ during pandemic

premium_icon The ’ridiculous’ claims that are ‘dangerous’ during pandemic

THE group is arguing a link between vaccine-monitoring “microchips” and 5G.

Cops quarantined as officer tests positive

Cops quarantined as officer tests positive

A Victorian Police officer has tested positive for coronavirus triggering the shut down of a station and sending six more officers into quarantine.

Local cancer treatment returns ‘excellent’ results: report

premium_icon Local cancer treatment returns ‘excellent’ results: report

A report has found local breast cancer patients are experiencing ‘excellent’ results and fewer side effects.

Everything you need to know about the new border pass

premium_icon Everything you need to know about the new border pass

A completed declaration is a requirement for everyone - including Queensland residents - who are returning to Queensland from today.

Victoria-Queensland flight packed like ‘sardines’

premium_icon Victoria-Queensland flight packed like ‘sardines’

'It feels amazing to be back here with the boys, I’ve missed them a lot.'

This is life inside Australia's no-go virus zones

premium_icon This is life inside Australia's no-go virus zones

Businesses in COVID-19 suburbs have shut up shop while neighbours across the road operate as normal. The rules have divided locals with many left confused.

Tenants’ tales of mouldy misery in public housing complex

premium_icon Tenants’ tales of mouldy misery in public housing complex

Public housing tenants have been forced to live in toxic conditions, with one mother watching her child’s health degrade.

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