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Coronavirus or COVID-19 is posing a serious health risk to the globe like no other. It is dangerously fatal and there is no cure yet for it. Various national and international agencies and governments are doing things to help control the spread and quickly find a cure for it. The advice so far is not to panic but to make doubly sure that steps advised by the medical practitioners are strictly followed.

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GinkGo Synthetic Biology firm will help Victoria develop mRNA capabilities

Ginkgo synthetic biology firm to help Victoria Grow mRNA Vaccine Capabilities

World-leading synthetic biology company Ginkgo Bioworks will establish an office in Melbourne, bolstering Victoria’s position as the national leader in mRNA research and manufacturing. A partnership with the Victorian Government has enabled the move, in what is hoped to be the first step in future long-term business expansion within Australia ...
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COVID-19 booster doses now available in Australia

COVID-19 Booster Doses Are Now Available

On 28 October 2021, the Australian Government announced COVID-19 vaccination booster doses for people 18 years of age and older. Read on to find out more about the booster program, and when you can get your booster dose. Why is there a booster program? The COVID-19 vaccines available in Australia ...
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Free, at home Rapid Antigen Tests for schools

Free Rapid Antigen Testing to Keep Victorian Schools Safe

The Victorian Government is making schools safer for students and staff and reducing the disruption caused by coronavirus outbreaks, with the roll-out of free, at-home rapid antigen tests for schools. With rapid antigen tests now approved for self-administered use across Australia, the tests will be rolled out to up to ...
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Covid-19 vaccine free and available for everyone over 12

COVID-19 Vaccines are FREE and AVAILABLE for EVERYONE OVER 12 YEARS of Age

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to everyone in Australia. We have all had to make changes in our lives to keep ourselves, our family and community safe. Getting Covid-19 vaccines is a critical step to getting back to the things we love to do. Everyone in Australia 12 ...
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Get your Pfizer booster now

TGA approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster dose

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 18 years and older. The TGA approval means that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been found safe and effective to boost protection for individuals aged 18 years and older through a third booster ...
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Joanne Kummrow ordered release of health advice

Joanne Kummrow orders release of advice to justify February lockdown

Secret briefings used to justify imposing February lockdown in Victoria must be released in the public interest, the privacy watchdog, the Office of  Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC) has ruled. In a decision of volcanic proportions, Joanne Kummrow of the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner has ordered the release of more ...
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Quarantine scrapped for international arrivals in NSW

Quarantine scrapped for fully vaccinated international arrivals into NSW

Compliance and restrictions fatigue and economic losses seem to be pushing our politicians to think outside the square and that is exactly the premier of New South Wales (NSW) Dominic Perrottet has done this morning. It is a news which will inject billion tons of oxygen into the deflated spirits ...
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Victoria is ready for COVID safe VCE exams

New Settings For Successful Covid Safe 2021 VCE Exams

The public health team is making important changes to the management of school exposures and students who become primary close contacts – ensuring Year 12s can sit their VCE exams with confidence, while keeping the broader community safe. New settings will ensure covid safe VCE exams in Victoria. These changes ...
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Vaccine Passport is your ticket to freedom

Tips on how to use vaccine passport in Victoria

As we progress with our vaccination drive and achieve thresholds of 70% and 80%, there will be easing of restrictions and perhaps staggered open up of the state. It is more likely this time that the opening up and easing of restrictions will have the vaccination barometer for far larger ...
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Victorian hospitals under pressure

Dip in numbers as Victorian hospitals brace for rise in numbers

Victoria has recorded 1466 new cases of coronavirus with another eight people having died in the past 24 hours. Mathematically, there is a dip in the seven days average number and “that’s a good thing” said Premier Daniel Andrews but Victorian hospitals are barely coping. Some experts believe Victoria has ...
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