Queensland records zero new COVID-19 cases, vaccination timeline set amid regional jabs push

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk providing COVID-19 update in Rockhampton

Queensland has recorded no new locally acquired COVID-19 cases as officials urge 400,000 people yet to be vaccinated to act immediately now that border controls on the virus are set to ease.Key points:The Premier says people have 12 days to get vaccinated to be fully protected when borders open to hotspotsShe says about 400,000 Queenslanders … Read more

Victoria Covid update: Melbourne teenager shares how ‘Covid almost killed me’ amid new vaccine push | Victoria

A 17-year-old girl from Hume has shared her brutal experience of “nearly dying” with Covid-19 in a push to encourage Victorians to get vaccinated as the state recorded its deadliest day of the current outbreak and passed 60% second dose targets.Saela and her seven family members acquired Covid-19 while she was completing Year 11 last … Read more

DOJ Sees Crypto Seizures as a Priority in Anti-Ransomware Push

DOJ Sees Crypto Seizures as a Priority in Anti-Ransomware Push

The Justice Department is increasingly trying to claw back ransomware payments made by hacked companies and is training cryptocurrency experts who can track funds across sometimes sprawling overseas criminal networks. Ramping up seizures is a key prong of the U.S. strategy to slow a spate of ransomware attacks that the White House has labeled a … Read more

Delays set to push Covid jabs for teens in England into Christmas period | Coronavirus

Delays to the Covid-19 vaccination programme for 12- to 15-year-olds could push immunisations into the Christmas period as local health teams target vaccine-hesitant parents with Zoom sessions and “mop-up” clinics are planned for isolating pupils who miss jabs in schools.Headteachers have called for more resources to speed up the scheme as it becomes clear that … Read more