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Doctors plead for more flu vaccines as season approaches

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New South Wales doctors say they’re ready to give people their seasonal flu shots, but they can’t keep enough vaccines in stock.

Quarantined travellers struggling to get home after being let out

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The journey to get home continues tonight for hundreds of Australians who have returned from overseas because of coronavirus.

Woman blows seven times legal alcohol limit with kids in car

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An Adelaide woman has recorded a blood-alcohol level more than seven times the legal limit while driving with two children in her car.

Australia in ‘good place’ to fight coronavirus but ‘dangerous’ to remove self-isolation restrictions

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The chief medical officer says Australia is “in a good place” in the fight against coronavirus but the pressure must be kept up to beat the disease.

NYC’s Hart Island ‘a meaningful place’ for coronavirus victims’ burials

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When New York announced that a field for on Hart Island will be used for unclaimed virus victims, the stigma of the jail system’s public burial ground became one more worry.

Strict lockdowns to continue ‘at least another month’ in Victoria

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Victoria’s tough coronavirus crackdown has been extended for a month, as a plane loaded with infected cruise ship passengers arrived.

Light rail ‘mooner’, stubborn fisherman among 111 COVID-19 fines

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NSW Police have released a breakdown of the latest Public Health charges as the COVID-19 death toll in the state rose overnight to 24 after an 82-year-old man died at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Loss of taste, smell ‘possible warning sign’ of coronavirus

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While there have yet to be robust studies on the link between coronavirus and smell, doctors have reported anecdotally that losing the ability to smell may be among the virus’s symptom.

Crisis Hammer Drops on NW

Published: (Updated: ) in Australian News by .

The North West Regional and Private Hospitals will be closed for a ‘super clean’ and all staff quarantined. The measures come in response to the continuing coronavirus outbreak centred on the hospitals. “We have already seen unprecedented measures to date, aimed at containing this outbreak, including diverting ambulance services, closing wards to new admissions, and […]

China’s new high for imported virus cases

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China has reported 99 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, of which 97 were imported into the country from abroad.

Julian Assange fathered two children while living in embassy

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The partner of Julian Assange has revealed she conceived two of his children while he was living inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, in a statement pleading for him to be released from a UK prison.

New COVID-19 cases drop sharply in NSW – but possibly due to Easter

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There have been just seven new coronavirus cases in NSW overnight, however Health Minister Brad Hazzard said the low number should not be allowed to give people false hope.

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