Medical research

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NSW records 239 new cases as Queensland reports nine – as it happened
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Justine Landis-Hanley (now) and Calla Wahlquist (earlier)

01, Aug, 2021 @8:43 AM

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Sky News Australia banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid misinformation
Digital giant issues strike after channel posted videos denying the existence of disease and encouraging people to use discredited medication

Amanda Meade

01, Aug, 2021 @4:40 AM

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As Delta spreads, Pfizer and Moderna get set for a booster shot to profits
The firms are already taking the lion’s share of earnings from the market, as this week’s results will show

Julia Kollewe

31, Jul, 2021 @11:05 PM

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UK can expect thousands of Covid deaths every year, warn scientists
Disease will circulate alongside flu and other seasonal viruses and become part of accepted winter illness

Robin McKie Observer science editor

31, Jul, 2021 @5:31 PM

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Sarah Perry: As an author, I felt useless in the pandemic. So I trained to be a vaccinator
Inspired by a desire to be good and help others during the pandemic, novelist Sarah Perry trained to vaccinate people. But what does it mean to be good when there is so much bad faith?

Sarah Perry

31, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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UK appears to defy dire ‘freedom day’ predictions as Covid cases fall
Government will not say they believe worst is over, but cases fell for seven consecutive days this week

Jessica Elgot and Ian Sample

30, Jul, 2021 @4:34 PM

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‘Smart’ for firms to insist returning staff are fully vaccinated, says Dominic Raab
Foreign secretary says he ‘can understand’ why businesses would want to adopt a tough stance

Nicola Slawson

29, Jul, 2021 @10:40 PM

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AstraZeneca sales of Covid vaccine triple to $1.2bn in first half of 2021
Not-for-profit pledge sees British firm’s sales revenue fall significantly short of US rival Pfizer

Julia Kollewe

29, Jul, 2021 @2:58 PM

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Genetic engineering test with mosquitoes ‘may be game changer’ in eliminating malaria
UK scientist says gene-drive study rendering female insects infertile may lead to ‘self destruct mosquito’ field tests within 10 years

Linda Geddes

28, Jul, 2021 @6:54 PM

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Covid vaccine map: how are countries around the world doing?
More than 2bn Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered worldwide. Find out which countries are vaccinating the most

Pablo Gutiérrez, Seán Clarke and Ashley Kirk

28, Jul, 2021 @2:53 PM

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Cautious welcome for rapid antigen tests to control Sydney Covid outbreak, despite reliability concerns
Premier indicates rapid tests may be used by year 12 students returning to school as well as some businesses

Michael McGowan

28, Jul, 2021 @6:35 AM

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The incredible true story of the cancer patient who didn’t have cancer | Ranjana Srivastava
People deserve better than a never-ending stream of unproven practices dangled before them in the guise of hope

Ranjana Srivastava

28, Jul, 2021 @12:32 AM

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