Health

Thu 2 Jul 2020

50 Woolies staff forced to isolate

50 Woolies staff forced to isolate

A Woolworths store has been hit with a COVID-19 case, forcing 50 staff to self-isolate.

Claims doctors did boob jobs after one weekend of lessons

premium_icon Claims doctors did boob jobs after one weekend of lessons

Almost 1000 women are suing doctors who performed ‘one-size-fits-all’ breast implant surgeries at scandal-plagued clinics after as little as a weekend training

NT records new coronavirus case, breaking 87 day streak

premium_icon NT records new coronavirus case, breaking 87 day streak

THE Northern Territory has recorded its first new coronavirus case in almost three months

Data reveals how our hospitals fared during COVID-19

premium_icon Data reveals how our hospitals fared during COVID-19

How did our hospitals cope amid the rising pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic?

US snatches world's supply of virus drug

US snatches world's supply of virus drug

There aren’t many treatments for people battling coronavirus, and the US has just ensured the main one is unavailable to the rest of the world.

US virus deaths ‘tip of the iceberg’

US virus deaths ‘tip of the iceberg’

Coronavirus has ravaged the United States, with more than 2.6 million infected and 129,000 dead. But the real fatality count could be much higher.

Australia's new home for overseas flights

Australia's new home for overseas flights

One Australian city has put its hand up to accept international flights that need to be diverted from Melbourne after New South Wales refused support.

REVEALED: The reason Victorians are refusing virus tests

REVEALED: The reason Victorians are refusing virus tests

After experts expressed disappointment in Victorians refusing COVID tests, premier Daniel Andrews has provided an explanation.

Wed 1 Jul 2020

One in 10 still refusing virus tests

One in 10 still refusing virus tests

One in ten people living in coronavirus hotspot zones are still refusing to be tested for the deadly virus, despite a surge in cases.

‘IRRESPONSIBLE’: Flight expansion slammed due to virus spike

premium_icon ‘IRRESPONSIBLE’: Flight expansion slammed due to virus spike

Tweed’s MP has slammed Jetstar’s flight expansion in Ballina, calling the move ‘irresponsible’, a claim the transport giant adamantly denies.

PM hints at punishments for virus rebels

PM hints at punishments for virus rebels

The Prime Minister has hinted harsher measures may be needed to get the Melbourne coronavirus outbreak under control.

‘Very disturbing’: Fauci’s grim US warning

‘Very disturbing’: Fauci’s grim US warning

America’s top disease expert Anthony Fauci has made a grim prediction for the US if it does not manage to get coronavirus cases under control.

1000 Victorians refuse COVID testing as outbreak worsens

premium_icon 1000 Victorians refuse COVID testing as outbreak worsens

Daniel Andrews has come crawling to other states to take Melbourne’s international flights after a worsening of the his state’s coronavirus cases.

The one big thing that won’t change when border reopens

premium_icon The one big thing that won’t change when border reopens

NSW residents will be able to enter Queensland from July 10 but there is a catch.

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Incredible decisions that drove Sweden’s virus numbers up

Incredible decisions that drove Sweden’s virus numbers up

When much of the world was in government-enforced lockdown, one country did things differently – but the man in charge has no regrets.

This is how many virus cases there are in your state

This is how many virus cases there are in your state

It’s hard to keep track of coronavirus cases as infections continue to spike across Australia. Here’s a breakdown of where every state and territory is at.

Victorian ‘virus refugees’ flock to Northern Rivers town

Victorian ‘virus refugees’ flock to Northern Rivers town

Victorians are among hundreds flocking to popular resort town Byron Bay for the school holidays, potentially bringing coronavirus with them.

928 in virus hotspots refuse test

928 in virus hotspots refuse test

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has revealed a whopping 928 people have refused a coronavirus test in two Melbourne hot spots.

'Ridiculous': Passenger's shock over packed flights

premium_icon 'Ridiculous': Passenger's shock over packed flights

A packed Qeensland flight has had one Gold Coast man questioning Vigrin Australia’s social distancing measures on planes.

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.

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