Health

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Nation records 33 Covid deaths as Victoria reports fifth monkeypox case – as it happened
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Elias Visontay (now) and Stephanie Convery (earlier)

01, Jul, 2022 @7:39 AM

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Australia’s 10,000 deaths and the paradox of ‘Covid normal’
The country has fared better than others – but those on the frontline are still wrestling with the agony of the coronavirus pandemic

Melissa Davey Medical editor

01, Jul, 2022 @1:42 AM

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Ten thousand Covid deaths and counting … the road to Australia’s grim milestone
From the first coronavirus case reported in the country in January 2020 to the toll’s steep upwards trend today: this is how we got here

Calla Wahlquist, Tory Shepherd, Melissa Davey and Caitlin Cassidy

01, Jul, 2022 @1:39 AM

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Not just a number: families of five Australian pandemic victims reflect on loss during Covid
As Australia approaches the grim milestone of 10,000 Covid deaths, we look at the people behind the numbers

Tory Shepherd and Melissa Davey

01, Jul, 2022 @1:38 AM

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South Australian Liberal leader and state MPs to ‘mentor’ young people at anti-abortion event
Days before new SA abortion laws start, David Speirs, three of his colleagues and Labor minister Clare Scriven will feature in training day

Tory Shepherd

30, Jun, 2022 @11:33 PM

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New self-test makes it easier than ever to screen for cervical cancer. So how does it work?
Australia is the first country to use the new test as part of an organised national program to improve screening rates

Melissa Davey Medical editor

30, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Government decision to limit telehealth services will cause vulnerable Australians to suffer, GPs say
Federal health minister, Mark Butler, confirms pandemic-related telehealth services will not be extended

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @9:57 AM

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Nation records 60 Covid deaths as SA reports first monkeypox case – as it happened
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Elias Visontay and Stephanie Convery (earlier)

30, Jun, 2022 @7:59 AM

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‘Wealth determines health’: young median age in Indigenous areas reflects lower life expectancy
Experts say Australian census data linking income level and health outcomes is unsurprising and focus is now on how to change it

Tory Shepherd

30, Jun, 2022 @4:02 AM

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Just 24 health workers helped under Morrison government scheme to bring 2,000 medics to Australia
Travel program set up by Greg Hunt in 2021 discontinued after two months with two dozen people receiving direct assistance

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

29, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Covid has broken us’: warnings of a mass resignation among Victorian paramedics
Exclusive: 16% plan to look for new jobs according to survey of 348 Ambulance Victoria staff

Benita Kolovos

29, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Ten things we learned from the 2021 census results: Christianity in decline and Australia hits 25 million
Christianity is in decline, millennials are catching up to boomers, and everyone was at home. Insights from the pandemic census night

Caitlin Cassidy

28, Jun, 2022 @9:49 AM

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