No new COVID-19 cases in SA as tightened rules for interstate travellers begins

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South Australia has recorded no new cases today as it tightened its border rules again, less than a week after opening up to vaccinated travellers.Key points:SA recorded no new cases todayNew requirements have been introduced for interstate travellersSouth Australians travelling to WA must self-isolate for 14 daysNew rules for interstate arrivals were due to take effect … Read more

Austria powers down public life as fourth COVID-19 lockdown begins

Austria powers down public life as fourth COVID-19 lockdown begins

Police officers check the vaccination status of shoppers against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the entrance of a store in Vienna, Austria, November 16, 2021. REUTERS/Lisi NiesnerRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterVIENNA, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Austria powered down public life on Monday as its fourth national COVID-19 lockdown began, making it the … Read more

UK economy begins to emerge from Covid but old problems remain | UK unemployment and employment statistics

After a bruising couple of weeks, the government was in need of some good news and that was provided by the latest jobless figures. Fears that the end of the furlough scheme would lead to rising unemployment have proved groundless.It is, of course, early days. There are still only flash estimates of what happened in … Read more

Inquest into Australia’s deadliest aged care COVID-19 outbreak at St Basil’s in Melbourne begins

Inquest into Australia's deadliest aged care COVID-19 outbreak at St Basil's in Melbourne begins

Senior Victorian health officials were warned about the horrifying conditions at a Melbourne nursing home just days after the Commonwealth seized control of the facility, an inquest into Australia’s deadliest aged care COVID-19 outbreak has heard.Key points:Fifty residents died at St Basil’s Homes for the Aged during Melbourne’s second COVID-19 waveFamilies say staff threatened to call police … Read more

Queensland records no new community cases of COVID-19, as search begins for new CHO

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Deputy Premier Steven Miles says Queensland has recorded no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 as the state starts its search for a new chief health officer.The man slated to replace Jeannette Young will no longer be starting the job on Monday.Queensland COVID-19 snapshotIn the past 24 hours:Locally acquired cases: 0Other sources: 0Tests: 8,799Queensland’s vaccine rollout (percentage … Read more

US crypto framework begins to evolve: A Special Report update

US crypto framework begins to evolve: A Special Report update

The company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically based on the text of the article. We are improving this feature as we continue to test and develop in beta. We welcome feedback, which you can provide using the feedback tab on the right of the page.In June, the Thomson Reuters Institute and … Read more

Pfizer begins study for COVID-19 antiviral drug

Pfizer begins study for COVID-19 antiviral drug

Pfizer logo is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration photo taken March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationSept 27 (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) said on Monday it has started a mid-to-late-stage study testing its investigational oral antiviral drug, to be co-administered with HIV drug ritonavir, for the prevention of COVID-19 infection.Reporting … Read more