Coronavirus

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Thousands evacuated as SES fields 3900 calls for assistance – as it happened
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Josh Taylor and Stephanie Convery (earlier)

04, Jul, 2022 @8:36 AM

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Covid covid covid, everyone is getting covid covid covid | First Dog on the Moon
Apparently EVERYONE who is ANYONE is getting the new variant it is all the rage

First Dog on the Moon

04, Jul, 2022 @6:25 AM

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What’s the UK’s booster policy ahead of a feared autumn Covid wave?
Tweaked vaccines to tackle Omicron are in trials as JCVI finalises advice for vulnerable groups

Ian Sample Science editor

04, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Xi Jinping in Covid scare during Hong Kong handover trip
Hong Kong legislator tests positive after meeting Chinese president, and city-wide testing begins in Macau to contain its worst outbreak

Sum Lok-kei in Hong Kong

04, Jul, 2022 @4:10 AM

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Matt Hancock’s blase attitude to the rise in Covid cases is alarming | Letters
Letters: Dr Simon Williams says the former health secretary shows a worrying lack of understanding; Verity Gibson finds his views insulting. Plus letters from Jude Geddes and Dr Jon Scales

Letters

03, Jul, 2022 @4:39 PM

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Gavin Williamson’s new job is an insult to teachers using food banks | Letters
Letters: Yvonne Williams and Les Bright on the former education secretary taking a £50,000-a-year second job as a teaching strike looms

Letters

03, Jul, 2022 @4:29 PM

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UK health chiefs brace for ‘bumpy ride’ amid fears over Covid wave
Dr Jenny Harries says hospitalisations are set to exceed April peak in weeks ahead as infections soar

Ian Sample Science editor

03, Jul, 2022 @12:29 PM

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NSW SES commissioner warns area dams above 100% capacity – as it happened
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Caitlin Cassidy and Royce Kurmelovs (earlier)

03, Jul, 2022 @9:12 AM

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Australia to dump Covid vaccine requirements and travel exemptions for international arrivals
People arriving in the country will no longer need to use the digital passenger declaration under changes to come into effect next week

Sarah Martin

03, Jul, 2022 @7:51 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

02, Jul, 2022 @11:52 PM

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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

02, Jul, 2022 @11:52 PM

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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

02, Jul, 2022 @11:50 PM

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