Health

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Unexpected find in COVID patients’ autopsies

Unexpected find in COVID patients’ autopsies

Pathologists in New York City, where at least 22,000 people have died from COVID-19, found some “dramatic” results in patient autopsies.

Blunt warning for those flouting COVID rules

Blunt warning for those flouting COVID rules

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has issued a warning to anyone not following the rules as police continue to ramp up lockdown enforcement.

Fury over Aussie boss’ workplace request

Fury over Aussie boss’ workplace request

A South Australian worker has hit out at her employer, claiming she is being “forced” to do something uncomfortable post-lockdown.

Five virus cases linked to Sydney pub

Five virus cases linked to Sydney pub

Multiple people have now tested positive to COVID-19 in Sydney, with health officials warning we are now at a ‘critical point’ of containment.

Queensland, NSW and Victoria virus cases increasing

Queensland, NSW and Victoria virus cases increasing

Another Victorian has died due to coronavirus, while the state’s cases have risen by 216 overnight. In Queensland, there are two more cases and NSW has seven.

State records two new cases of COVID-19

premium_icon State records two new cases of COVID-19

A day after Queensland swung open its borders to interstate visitors, it has recorded two cases of coronavirus overnight.

Record virus spike as ‘tsunami’ hits

Record virus spike as ‘tsunami’ hits

The United States has set a one-day record with more than 60,500 coronavirus cases as authorities in one of the worst-hit areas admit the 'tsunami is here'.

Family's incredible spirit inspires NRL legend into action

premium_icon Family's incredible spirit inspires NRL legend into action

‘You can't stop when you’ve got three little people depending on us for what they need’. T

Tributes flow for popular Mo Bro

premium_icon Tributes flow for popular Mo Bro

Hugh Burridge, who died suddenly after a epileptic seizure, has been remembered fondly for his big, generous heart and relentless enthusiasm, loyalty and love.

‘Miraculous’: How injury changed Deb’s life and saved others

premium_icon ‘Miraculous’: How injury changed Deb’s life and saved others

One moment 20 years ago changed Deb Louden’s life forever and led her on the path to helping others. READ THE INSPIRING STORY HERE

A teen cancer survivor is fighting for sick kids

premium_icon A teen cancer survivor is fighting for sick kids

This teen beat cancer and is now fighting on behalf of other sick kids. Here is how to help her.

Pub fined for ‘second wave’ crush

Pub fined for ‘second wave’ crush

A pub has been fined after scores of people crowded together queuing to get in just as fears grow of a COVID outbreak.

Aussies ‘let down’ by government after no face mask ruling

Aussies ‘let down’ by government after no face mask ruling

ABC coronavirus expert Dr Norman Swan has said Canberra’s failure to mandate mask wearing weeks ago may have contributed to Victoria’s outbreak.

Australia approves first virus treatment

Australia approves first virus treatment

The first Australian treatment option for COVID-19 has been approved, but it won’t be available to everyone who gets the virus.

Coronavirus ‘accelerating’ out of control

Coronavirus ‘accelerating’ out of control

As global coronavirus cases near 12 million, the virus is accelerating out of control and getting worse, the WHO chief has warned.

PM warns against hugs as second wave fears mount

premium_icon PM warns against hugs as second wave fears mount

The PM is asking people not to hug — even in their own home.

Aged care staffing cuts despite pandemic

premium_icon Aged care staffing cuts despite pandemic

An audit into aged care providers shows a huge percentage of facilities have cut staff since March, during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Night unthinkable happened: ‘Suffering you cannot explain’

premium_icon Night unthinkable happened: ‘Suffering you cannot explain’

It was a night nobody imagined. A night that shocked the the nation. One year on, this is the inside story of the Earle Haven nursing home nightmare.

Fri 10 Jul 2020

‘Un-Australian’: Katter says beer tax will cause deaths

premium_icon ‘Un-Australian’: Katter says beer tax will cause deaths

An increase in beer tax has been labelled 'un-Australian' by the Katter’s Australian Party, with Bob Katter linking the price hike to a rise in suicide.

Proof virus tracking app doesn’t work

Proof virus tracking app doesn’t work

It was meant to be Australia’s ticket out of coronavirus danger. But a man has exposed that the app does nothing to protect us.

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