Health

Thu 20 Feb 2020

China travel ban extended again

China travel ban extended again

Australia has extended the ban on travellers from China for another week, saying the number of deaths in Hubei continues to grow.

‘My heart stopped 12 or 13 times every night’

premium_icon ‘My heart stopped 12 or 13 times every night’

When Kate McCarthy was a kid, her heart would stop more than a dozen times per night and her days were riddled with what were thought to be seizures.

Health warning after case of meningococcal confirmed

premium_icon Health warning after case of meningococcal confirmed

Queenslanders are being urged to be vigilant for a dangerous bacterial disease that has reared its head in the region for the first time this year.

Two passengers from cruise die as Aussies land on home soil

premium_icon Two passengers from cruise die as Aussies land on home soil

Two passengers from the coronavirus-infected cruise ship in Japan have died as about 170 evacuees from the Diamond Princess land in Australia.

Jetstar to cut back international flights

premium_icon Jetstar to cut back international flights

Jetstar is the latest airline to announce it will cut back on international flights in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Qantas slashes huge number of flights

Qantas slashes huge number of flights

Qantas and Jetstar will cut services to Asia due to coronavirus as the group braces for a financial hit of up to $150 million.

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