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 2021-11-29 03:44 

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Protester hospitalised as COVID-19 cases emerge from Melbourne protests...

Nineteen cases of COVID-19 have emerged from mass protests in Melbourne CBD, with one person battling the virus in hospital....

 2021-11-29 02:28 

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ATAGI to review Omicron booster advice ahead of 'crucial' National Cabinet meeting...

Two "crucial" meetings scheduled in the next 24 hours could dictate if stricter quarantine and border restrictions are rolled out across Australia as the new Omicron coronavirus variant hits our shores....

 2021-11-29 02:12 

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Moderna prepared to develop Omicron booster if needed...

Moderna has predicted a "couple of weeks of uncertainty" with the emergence of the Omicron variant, with the company saying it could move move "very fast" in producing a variant-specific vaccine....

 2021-11-29 01:55 

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What we don't know about the Omicron variant...

The discovery of Omicron has triggered anxiety in many Australians but it's important to note almost all coverage of the new variant so far is speculative....

 2021-11-29 01:52 

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Returned traveller to NT tests positive for Omicron variant...

A traveller who arrived from South Africa has been found to have the new Omicron strain of the virus, while the Northern Territory has recorded two new cases of COVID-19....

 2021-11-28 22:16 

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Hotel quarantine not on the cards for NSW despite variant cases...

New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet has said there is a "possible" third case of the Omicron Covid variant in the state, after 141 people arrived in Sydney from affected African countries....

 2021-11-28 20:15 

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Pharmaceutical giant developing Omicron variant vaccine...

The boss of Moderna says the pharmaceutical company is developing a vaccine for the Omicron coronavirus variant....

 2021-11-28 20:05 

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Exhausted nurses quitting in droves: 'I felt sick going to work'...

Nurses are either cutting back their hours, taking career breaks, or quitting in a year where the COVID-19 pandemic has crippled the industry....

 2021-11-28 18:58 

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Doctor who discovered Omicron variant calls for end to 'hype'...

The doctor who discovered the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has said there is too much "hype" around it, as governments slam borders shut and reimpose travel restrictions around the world....

 2021-11-28 18:40 

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Did the West's vaccine hoarding helped create the Omicron variant?...

The World Health Organisation said the approach was "self-defeating" and "immoral." It might be starting to bite....

 2021-11-28 11:11 

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Israel bans all foreigners from entering over Omicron fears...

The new mutation, which is potentially more transmissible, was first discovered in South Africa and has since been detected in Australia....

 2021-11-28 07:16 

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Two travellers test positive to Omicron strain of COVID-19 in Sydney...

Two overseas travellers have tested positive to the new Omicron strain of COVID-19 after arriving in Sydney overnight....

 2021-11-27 20:34 

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Travellers from southern Africa test positive for COVID-19 in Sydney...

Urgent testing underway to find out if pair are carrying new Omicron variant....

 2021-11-27 15:39 

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World on alert as UK reports cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant...

Britain is the latest country to report cases of the new and potentially more contagious Omicron variant of the coronavirus, as world governments sought to shore up their defences by slapping restrictions on travel...

 2021-11-27 08:22 

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WA announces new conditions for people arriving into the state from SA...

WA Premier Mark McGowan has announced an update on border restrictions for the state with anyone entering Western Australia from South Australia subject to several conditions....

 2021-11-27 02:49 

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Person in NT tests positive for COVID-19 after arriving from South Africa...

Genomic sequencing is underway to determine whether it is the Omicron variant, which has been classified as a 'variant of concern'....

 2021-11-27 02:26 

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Australia slams borders shut to Omicron-exposed African nations...

Any non-Australian citizen or their dependents who has been in nine African countries in the past 14 days will not be able to enter Australia....

 2021-11-27 00:49 

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Merck COVID-19 pill effective, but more experts will continue to review safety...

US federal health regulators say an experimental COVID-19 pill from Merck is effective against the virus, but they will seek input from outside experts on risks of birth defects and other potential problems during pregnancy....

 2021-11-26 22:27 

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Expert says 'no need to worry' about new COVID-19 variant yet...

An expert has warned to take the new COVID-19 variant with "a grain of salt" as concerns grow over the transmissibility....

 2021-11-26 20:46 

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New omicron variant stokes world fears, triggers travel bans...

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world....

 2021-11-26 15:18 

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Calls for suspension of all air travel between Europe and countries with new variant...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen recommended EU member countries suspend all air travel from countries with the new variant detected to help "limit the spread"....

 2021-11-26 14:42 

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Israel warns of 'emergency' after detecting new virus strain...

Israel's Prime Minister says the country is "on the threshold of an emergency situation" after authorities detected the country's first case of a new coronavirus variant....

 2021-11-26 12:39 

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Explainer: What is the new COVID-19 variant in South Africa...

It's unclear from where the new variant actually arose, but it was first detected by scientists in South Africa and has also been seen in travellers to Hong Kong and Botswana...

 2021-11-26 11:20 

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WHO hosts special meeting on worrying new COVID-19 variant...

Advisers to the World Health Organisation are holding a special session to flesh out information about a worrying new variant of the coronavirus that has emerged in South Africa....

 2021-11-25 21:55 

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Concern new COVID-19 variant may have potential to evade immunity...

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people....

 2021-11-25 20:30 

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Warning over 'high mutating' new COVID-19 variant targeting young people...

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people....

 2021-11-25 08:42 

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Queenslanders named among the most vaccine-hesitant in Australia...

Queenslanders have been named among the most vaccine-hesitant in the country, according to new data from the Melbourne Institute....

 2021-11-25 08:10 

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COVID-19 outbreak at Melbourne aged care home causes six deaths, more hospitalisations...

A COVID-19 outbreak at a Melbourne aged care home has led to six deaths since November 12, with four other residents in hospital with the virus....

 2021-11-25 05:57 

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NT Chief Minister takes aim at international trolls...

Michael Gunner has taken aim at "international trolls", saying 99 per cent of misinformation about the territory's COVID-19 response is coming from online actors overseas....

 2021-11-25 05:18 

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Everything you need to know about changes COVID-19 rules at NSW schools...

Rules for close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases in schools have changed in NSW....

 2021-11-25 03:41 

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Calls for vaccine rule change after Victorian retail staff abused...

Victorian retail workers have copped severe abuse by customers since the state's vaccination mandate came into effect for non-essential shops....

 2021-11-25 00:18 

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'Out of order': Premier slams federal MP's Nazi comparison...

Queensland has recorded no new COVID-19 cases in the local community, as Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk rebuked a federal MP over comments comparing restrictions to Nazism....

 2021-11-24 23:13 

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Vladimir Putin tests experimental nasal vaccine against COVID-19...

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has taken an experimental nasal vaccine against the coronavirus, three days after he received his booster shot....

 2021-11-24 20:19 

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Lambie 'never believed' PM was a leader...

Independent Senator Jacqui Lambie has continued her attack on Prime Minister Scott Morrison, saying he has lost the country's trust....

 2021-11-24 02:10 

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NT records 11 new COVID-19 cases, including woman who broke Binjari lockdown...

The Northern Territory has recorded 11 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, including a woman infected with the virus who breached lockdown restrictions....

 2021-11-23 23:14 

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AstraZeneca jab 'may be shielding UK from Europe's coronavirus crisis'...

The UK could be weathering the spike in coronavirus cases better than Europe because of T-cell protection stimulated by the AstraZeneca vaccine, the pharmaceutical giant's boss has suggested....

 2021-11-23 21:16 

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AMA head warns hospitals 'not coping' as South Australia re-opens...

Australian Medical Association South Australia chief Dr Michelle Atchison has warned that it's "too early" for the state to be re-opening its borders....

 2021-11-23 20:16 

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Gabby Petito's fiance's cause of death revealed...

Brian Laundrie's remains were found in a Florida nature reserve last month after a weeks-long manhunt....

 2021-11-23 02:38 

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Northern Territory records three new COVID-19 cases, including baby...

The infant is the child of a previous COVID-19 case from Robinson River and has been taken to the Royal Darwin Hospital for treatment....

 2021-11-23 01:29 

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Australia climbs world rankings in vaccination rates...

Australia is climbing up the world rankings of vaccination rates....

 2021-11-22 22:38 

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Hunt slams Queensland's plan to make travellers pay for COVID-19 tests...

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has sent a letter to Queensland counterpart Yvette D'Ath urging the state government to reconsider its border testing plans....

 2021-11-22 22:23 

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PM's agenda derailed amid revolt over vaccine mandates...

Queensland MP George Christensen is the latest of Scott Morrison's backbenchers to join a growing revolt which wants to wind back mandatory coronavirus vaccinations....

 2021-11-22 22:19 

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Germany starting to buckle under fourth wave...

Germany's health minister has warned that the rapid rise in coronavirus cases means it's likely everyone in the country who isn't vaccinated will have caught COVID-19 by the end of the winter — and some of those will die....

 2021-11-22 22:14 

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Victoria's COVID-19 deaths surge to 19 despite vaccination rise...

Nineteen people have died with COVID-19 in Victoria in the past 24 hours in a startling recent high....

 2021-11-22 20:39 

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EU wants calm amid virus protests; rioters called 'idiots'...

In the face of demonstrations across much of Europe protesting tough COVID-19 measures over the past days, authorities today pleaded for patience and calm...

 2021-11-22 20:25 

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Vaccines 'the only things we got' say Lambie after passionate speech...

Senator Jacqui Lambie said she wasn't surprised at how emotional she got during her heated speech blasting Pauline Hanson over an attempt to scrap vaccine mandates....

 2021-11-22 02:32 

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Katherine's lockdown extended after the NT records two local COVID-19 cases...

The lockdown in Greater Katherine has been extended for a further 48 hours after two new local COVID-19 cases were recorded in the Northern Territory today....

 2021-11-22 02:08 

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Queensland appoints new Chief Health Officer...

Dr John Gerrard has been appointed Queensland's new Chief Health Officer, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today....

 2021-11-21 23:12 

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Tens of thousands protest against Belgium's tighter COVID-19 rules...

Ten of thousands of people have demonstrated through central Brussels to protest against reinforced COVID-19 restrictions after a spike in cases....

 2021-11-21 22:21 

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Angry COVID-19 protesters hurl abuse at WA Premier...

Flanked by police, Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan had to be led to safety after he was subjected to a barrage of personal insults while leaving a town hall meeting yesterday....

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