Health

Wed 20 Jan 2021

'One day to go': Two cases on eve of restriction decision

Premium Content 'One day to go': Two cases on eve of restriction decision

Queensland has recorded two new cases of COVID-19 on the eve of the possible easing of restrictions triggered by the Hotel Grand Chancellor cluster

Pregnant pause on vaccine rollout, more Aus Open cases

Premium Content Pregnant pause on vaccine rollout, more Aus Open cases

The TGA is exploring potential risks between a COVID vaccine and new mums, as more tennis players test positive for the virus.

Miranda Kerr busted breaching quarantine

Miranda Kerr busted breaching quarantine

The Aussie supermodel was slapped with an official warning by NSW Police after she was found to have broken strict COVID-19 quarantine rules.

Europe’s ambitious vaccine plan as UK virus deaths surge

Premium Content Europe’s ambitious vaccine plan as UK virus deaths surge

The EU has unveiled a plan to get the majority of its adult population vaccinated in the next six months as the UK reckons with a devastating death toll.

Aus Open player’s COVID case under investigation

Aus Open player’s COVID case under investigation

Health authorities are probing the case of an Australian Open player who has tested positive to coronavirus, while seven cases have been linked to the tournament.

‘Broken system’: Why disabled traveller blasted COVID testing

Premium Content ‘Broken system’: Why disabled traveller blasted COVID...

A legally blind Cairns resident has blasted the state’s COVID-19 testing system as “broken” after an ordeal following a flight from Melbourne.

World facing ‘catastrophic failure’

World facing ‘catastrophic failure’

The world is on the brink of a “catastrophic moral failure”, the head of the WHO has warned in a scathing, blunt speech to nations this week.

Tue 19 Jan 2021

Woman dismissed for refusing flu jab

Premium Content Woman dismissed for refusing flu jab

A woman who was told she couldn’t go into work after she refused a flu jab is now pursuing an unfair dismissal case.

PM open to mining camps as quarantine bases

Premium Content PM open to mining camps as quarantine bases

Scott Morrison is ready to take any proposals that could see Queensland mining camps become quarantine bases.

State reveals it’s had multiple mutant virus cases

State reveals it’s had multiple mutant virus cases

A state has revealed it has detected eight cases of two highly infectious mutant strains of COVID-19, including one that is still active.

‘No link’ between vaccine and 33 deaths

‘No link’ between vaccine and 33 deaths

Norway has found there is “no direct link” between the Pfizer COVID vaccine and the deaths of 33 seniors after they got the jab.

‘Cruel’: Aussies charged extra for fresh air

‘Cruel’: Aussies charged extra for fresh air

A woman who endured hotel quarantine says charging extra for rooms with balconies and access to fresh air is ‘outrageous’ and ‘cruel’.

Norway deaths won’t affect rollout

Norway deaths won’t affect rollout

A spate of deaths potentially linked to the Pfizer vaccine in Norway won’t stop the elderly receiving the jab, but Aussies could still receive multiple vaccines.

Qld morgue worker in thick of UK’s virus horror

Premium Content Qld morgue worker in thick of UK’s virus horror

The deadly second wave is causing UK morgues to run out of space, prompting a warning from a Queenslander stuck in the middle of it.

Missy Higgins opens up about dad’s COVID backlash

Premium Content Missy Higgins opens up about dad’s COVID backlash

The musician talks about her doctor dad being “thrown under the bus” and an upcoming concert series she’s performing at.

‘Selfless’ mum puts life on hold in time of crisis

‘Selfless’ mum puts life on hold in time of crisis

When Jessica Chappell became seriously ill, her mother dropped everything to become her carer.

Travellers stuck as airline halts Australia flights

Premium Content Travellers stuck as airline halts Australia flights

Emirates abruptly announced last week it would stop all flights to Australia from Dubai except for a twice-weekly service to Perth.

Hunt for COVID’s missing ‘patient zero’

Hunt for COVID’s missing ‘patient zero’

This is the only known photo of Huang Yanling, a researcher at the Wuhan Institute of Virology who disappeared after being named as “patient zero”.

Mon 18 Jan 2021

‘Answer is no’: Dan slams tennis demands

‘Answer is no’: Dan slams tennis demands

Daniel Andrews has chimed in as whinging Australian Open players slam the conditions of a hard 14-day hotel quarantine lockdown.

POOL SCARE: Female toddler taken to Gladstone Hospital

Premium Content POOL SCARE: Female toddler taken to Gladstone Hospital

Paramedics were called to a report of a near drowning on Monday afternoon.

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