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Australia news live update: national cabinet meets to discuss Covid school plan and teacher shortages
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Matilda Boseley

19, Jan, 2022 @9:27 PM

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Blood test surveys crucial to estimate Covid spread in Australia, experts say
With direct testing overwhelmed by Omicron, seroprevalence surveys may be the best bet for understanding how many people are catching Covid

Melissa Davey Medical editor

19, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Australia records 77 deaths on deadliest day of pandemic; national medical stockpile activated – as it happened
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Stephanie Convery (now) and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

18, Jan, 2022 @7:02 AM

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‘Squandered any gains we made’: Australian GP clinics overwhelmed by rising Covid cases
Hit by staff shortages and tens of thousands of new cases daily, GPs remain under-resourced despite ‘enormous pressure’

Melissa Davey

17, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Choppers on Mars and RNA jabs: the best scientific advances of 2021
Some of Australia’s most prominent researchers nominate the most surprising, important and inspiring scientific developments of the past 12 months

Donna Lu and Melissa Davey

24, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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WA to close to NT and Tasmania; NSW records 3,763 new cases – as it happened
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Cait Kelly (now) and Stephanie Convery (earlier) and Caitlin Cassidy (earlier)

22, Dec, 2021 @8:08 AM

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Leaked Doherty Covid modelling shows just the most worrying scenario – not the most likely | Melissa Davey
Analysis: prediction of 200,000 cases a day in Australia is just one out of dozens of scenarios but presented alone it can be highly misleading

Melissa Davey Medical editor

22, Dec, 2021 @2:46 AM

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‘A moral issue to correct’: the long tail of Elena Ceaușescu’s fraudulent scientific work
Nicolae Ceaușescu’s Romanian communist regime hailed his wife as an eminent chemistry researcher, though she had no genuine qualifications. But her name lives on in academic journals, and British institutions have yet to retract honours bestowed on her

Melissa Davey

22, Dec, 2021 @1:00 AM

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‘How the hell are we supposed to manage this?’: GPs in NSW left scrambling after new Covid order
Exclusive: statewide directive sent a week before Christmas tells doctors they are now responsible for low-risk patients in the community

Melissa Davey Medical editor

22, Dec, 2021 @12:58 AM

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Covid vaccine bookings for children in Australia scarce as parents told to ‘check again in next few weeks’
AMA says it is unaware of supply constraints but ‘we have been given no information about how much is arriving’

Melissa Davey Medical editor

21, Dec, 2021 @9:07 PM

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Covid update: Australia could have 200,000 cases a day by late January under ‘worst-case’ Doherty modelling
The high figure in the modelling, to be discussed at national cabinet on Wednesday, would only be reached ‘if we do nothing’, a senior source says

Melissa Davey and Elias Visontay with AAP

21, Dec, 2021 @10:29 AM

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AMA calls for mask mandate, density limits for Christmas – as it happened
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Cait Kelly (now) and Caitlin Cassidy and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

21, Dec, 2021 @8:02 AM

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