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    Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact - Wednesday 27 May 2020

    The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEST May 27. CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS * Australia has recorded 7133 cases. There are 478 active cases. SA has recorded its first case…
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    Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact - Tuesday 26 May 2020

    The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEST May 26. CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS * Australia has recorded 7118 cases. There are 485 active cases. SA, ACT and NT have no active…
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    WHO-led hydroxychloroquine trials halted

    Tests of hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19 patients have been halted following a recent report that the anti-malarial drug could increase the mortality in coronavirus patients, the World Health…
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    NSW govt encourages COVID-19 testing

    The NSW government is urging anyone feeling unwell with even the mildest of symptoms to get tested for COVID-19 in an attempt to rapidly identify community transmission. Premier Gladys Berejiklian…
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    Aussies stashing cash during pandemic

    Australians weren't just stockpiling toilet paper during the COVID-19 crisis - they have also been hoarding crisp new banknotes. While consumer spending has fallen after the panic-buying splurge in…
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    Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact 21/5/20

    The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEST on May 21. CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS * Australia has recorded 7079 cases, with only 635 active cases remaining. SA and the ACT…
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    Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact 21/5/20

    The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEST on May 21. CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS * Australia has recorded 7079 cases, with only 635 active cases remaining. SA and the ACT…
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    Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact 20/5/20

    The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEST on May 20. CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS * Australia has recorded about 7068 cases, with under 700 active cases. * The national death…
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    Regional NSW travel to recommence June 1

    NSW residents will be able to head to the state's regions for holidays in less than a fortnight under a relaxation of COVID-19 travel restrictions. Premier Gladys Berejiklian on Wednesday announced…
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    Qld govt cash splash to heal sick economy

    Queensland will spend billions of dollars to revive the state's ailing economy and get people back into work following the coronavirus lockdown. The stimulus package, including $400 million for…
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    Infected children may be less contagious

    There are tentative signs children may not spread the novel coronavirus as much as adults, two top epidemiologists say. However they said the bad news was that human immunity may not last that long.…
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    Virus forces 17pc drop in global emissions

    Restrictions in place because of coronavirus resulted in global emissions declining by 17 per cent in April, a new study reveals. The preliminary analysis was published in Nature Climate Change on…
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    WHO members agree on COVID-19 strategy

    Any future vaccine and medication for the novel coronavirus must be made available cheaply to the world "as a global priority," World Health Organization members (WHO) agreed on Tuesday in a meeting…
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    Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact 19/5/20

    The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEST on May 19. CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS * Australia has recorded about 7060 cases, but only 567 remain active. * The national death…
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    States urged to open borders for tourists

    Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham has urged state and territory governments to open borders to domestic holiday-makers when safe. Queensland has flagged border closures with southern states until at…
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    Qld feared tide of cases from sick nurse

    Authorities feared thousands of coronavirus infections would emerge every day after a sick nurse continued to work at a Queensland nursing home. Health Minister Stephen Miles has revealed the scale…
  • FILE - In this March 16, 2020, file photo, Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. The vaccine by Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Moderna Inc., generated antibodies similar to those seen in people who have recovered from COVID-19 in a study of volunteers who were given either a low or medium dose. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

    Virus vaccine from Moderna shows promise

    Virus vaccine from Moderna shows promise (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) Moderna Inc's experimental COVID-19 vaccine, the first to be tested in the US, has produced protective antibodies in a small…
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    WHO agrees to virus probe after Aust push

    World Health Organisation agrees to virus probe after Australia push (Bigstock) Australia's push for an independent inquiry into the coronavirus pandemic has been vindicated globally with widespread…
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    Trump backs Aust push for COVID-19 probe

    US President Donald Trump backs Australia's push for COVID-19 probe (Bigstock) Donald Trump has enthusiastically told his 80 million Twitter followers he is behind the Australian-backed push for an…
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    Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact - Monday, May 18

    The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEST on May 18. CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS * Australia has recorded about 7045 cases, but only 580 remain active. * The national death…