Three new cases of COVID in SA, one linked to Norwood cluster

Three new cases of COVID in SA, one linked to Norwood cluster

Three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported by health authorities in South Australia today.The cases are two women in their 30s and 50s and a man in his 60s.Of these cases, one case acquired their infection locally and is a close contact linked to the Norwood cluster and one case acquired their infection overseas … Read more

Covid omicron variant linked to vaccine inequality, experts say

Covid omicron variant linked to vaccine inequality, experts say

Rich countries can’t say they weren’t warned.For almost as long as Covid-19 has been around, scientists, academics and campaigners have called on wealthy nations to share vaccines around the world — not only to protect people in those countries, but also to reduce the risk of new mutant variants emerging that could evade vaccines for everyone.Those sounding the alarm … Read more

Northern Territory records one new local COVID-19 case linked to Katherine outbreak

Northern Territory records one new local COVID-19 case linked to Katherine outbreak

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner has blasted COVID conspiracy theorists as “tinfoil-hat wearing tossers” while announcing one new local case in the Territory.Key points:One new COVID-19 case was recorded overnightRockhole has moved from a hard lockdown to a regular lockdownNT Chief Minister Michael Gunner slammed conspiracy theorists spreading “insane” COVID misinformationThe new case is a teenager from … Read more

Covid-19: Confirmed cases linked to Masterton Killer Beez gang gathering

Covid-19: Confirmed cases linked to Masterton Killer Beez gang gathering

Two people are isolating in Masterton after testing positive for Covid-19.New cases of Covid-19 found in Wairarapa are believed to be linked to a gang party in Masterton earlier this month, which was attended by more than 100 people. Members of the Killer Beez travelled from around the country, including from parts of the South … Read more

Sleep apnea linked to COVID-19 outcomes

Sleep apnea linked to COVID-19 outcomes

The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 29, 2020. Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout … Read more

Gene linked to doubling risk of COVID-19 death found by UK scientists

Gene linked to doubling risk of COVID-19 death found by UK scientists

A man wearing a protective face mask walks past an illustration of a virus outside a regional science centre amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Oldham, Britain August 3, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File PhotoNov 5 (Reuters) – British scientists have identified a version of a gene that may be associated with double the risk of … Read more

New Zealand Covid: Ardern unveils post-lockdown ‘traffic light’ system linked to 90% vaccination rate | New Zealand

More than 18 months into the pandemic, New Zealand has announced its roadmap for a post-lockdown future – and says dropping restrictions hinges on the country hitting some of the world’s most ambitious vaccination rates.Prime minister Jacinda Ardern on Friday announced that 90% of eligible New Zealanders needed to be fully vaccinated across each District … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Locations of interest – Auckland’s North Shore suburbs latest to be linked

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Locations of interest - Auckland's North Shore suburbs latest to be linked

October 21 2021 There are 102 Covid-19 cases in the community today – the highest daily number since the coronavirus pandemic hit our shores last year.A New Lynn organic grocery store and three Auckland petrol stations are the latest Auckland locations linked to Covid-positive cases.Huckleberry in New Lynn was visited by an infected person … Read more

Covid vaccination increases after being linked with documentation – Newspaper

Covid vaccination increases after being linked with documentation - Newspaper

PESHAWAR: Covid-19 vaccination is increasing after government’s decision of linking it with getting admission in educational institutions and land registration and transfer documents. Prof Khalid Mahmood at Lady Reading Hospital told this scribe that all the vaccines currently used had efficacy in the range of 79 to 96 per cent in preventing the infectious disease. … Read more

Western Sydney pair with COVID plead guilty to attending Newcastle party linked to Hunter lockdown

NSW Police Transport Command officers and train generic

Two Western Sydney women who travelled to the Newcastle region and attended a party before testing positive to COVID-19 have pleaded guilty to breaching public health orders.Key points:The pair were found at a party in Shortland on July 29Both were issued fines and directed to return home to SydneyPolice said the women attended “several locations” in NewcastleNSW … Read more

Queensland records one locally acquired COVID-19 case linked to Sunnybank cluster

Yvette D'Ath gives a press conference in a pharmacy

Queensland has recorded one new locally acquired COVID-19 case.Key points:The case was detected in a child on the final day of home quarantineTwo pop-up vaccine clinics will be set up at Lang Park ahead of the NRL preliminary finalsQueensland’s tourism industry will be given a $30 million support package to attract interstate visitorsThe case is … Read more