Health

Wed 29 Jan 2020

Christmas Island lockdown for stranded Aussies

premium_icon Christmas Island lockdown for stranded Aussies

Australians trapped in China’s locked-down Hubei province could be evacuated to Christmas Island as the government ramps up its response to the coronavirus.

Influencers’ ‘insensitive’ posts slammed

Influencers’ ‘insensitive’ posts slammed

Instagram influencers have been ridiculed online for posting photos wearing face masks for “likes” amid deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Coast GPs’ coronavirus warning after hotel scare

premium_icon Coast GPs’ coronavirus warning after hotel scare

Gold Coast doctors are being asked to refer suspected coronavirus patients straight to hospital after another suspected case at a popular hotel.

Fears of Coast Ross River virus outbreak as mozzies breed

premium_icon Fears of Coast Ross River virus outbreak as mozzies breed

Swarms of mosquitoes have again overrun suburbs across SEQ, prompting a disease expert to warn conditions are ripe for a devastating outbreak.

‘Isolate your children’: Karl’s virus rant

‘Isolate your children’: Karl’s virus rant

After advice about the coronavirus suddenly changed overnight, Karl Stefanovic asked whether enough is being done to protect our kids.

Aussie scientists grow coronavirus in lab

Aussie scientists grow coronavirus in lab

Australian scientists have managed to replicate the coronavirus in a laboratory in a breakthrough that will speed up development of a vaccine.

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