Health

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Fears as new flu virus emerges in China

Fears as new flu virus emerges in China

A new type of flu that is “highly adapted to infect humans” has emerged in China. Experts say it is capable of triggering another pandemic.

Guests demand to leave ‘putrid’ quarantine hotel

Guests demand to leave ‘putrid’ quarantine hotel

People staying at a Melbourne quarantine hotel have begged to be moved from the accommodation due to reports of bed bug infestations.

Grim warning for COVID-19 tracking app

Grim warning for COVID-19 tracking app

Startling new research has suggested more than half the new coronavirus cases would be slashed if the government's COVIDSafe tracking app worked properly.

Mon 29 Jun 2020

Australia is 'rapidly approaching a cliff'

Australia is 'rapidly approaching a cliff'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is being urged to deliver direct cash for families and extend JobKeeper, but it comes with an eye-watering price tag.

Coronavirus kills over half a million people

Coronavirus kills over half a million people

More than half a million people have now died from COVID-19 and more than 10 million cases have been recorded worldwide.

Bleak warning as second wave declared

Bleak warning as second wave declared

A frightening new phase in the coronavirus outbreak has been declared in South Korea, and countries like Australia need to be on guard.

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