coronavirus_COVID-19

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.

Our stories so far:

lockdown 6.0

And we go again – Lockdown 6.0 for Victoria

Victorians will enter a sixth coronavirus lockdown - lockdown 6.0 - from tonight after the state recorded an additional two coronavirus cases on top of the six previously announced. Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a week long snap lockdown 6.0 just as restrictions had began to ease from the lockdown ...
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India education crisis

India’s COVID-19 divide in digital learning

There’s an unfolding education crisis in India, as the pandemic highlights the inequalities faced by students, teachers and families trying to learn online  By Dr Amanda Gilbertson, Joyeeta Dey, Dr Andrew Deuchar, and Professor Nathan Grills, University of Melbourne As India continues to struggle with the catastrophic health impacts of ...
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Joint Business support package for Victoria

Joint Business support package for Victoria

A new jointly funded business support package from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments will give Victorian small and medium businesses the extra support and confidence they need to recover from the recent lockdown. The new Victorian Business Support Package will deliver an additional $400 million in support to thousands of businesses, ...
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Lockdown 5.0 to end tonight

Lockdown 5.0 to end tonight, restrictions remain

With only 10 cases of infection recorded and all those having been isolating while infected, a very happy Premier Daniel Andrews has announced Victoria's lockdown 5.0 will end at 11.59pm tonight. But the threat of Delta strain of the virus remains a concern. Thus based on health advice, some restrictions ...
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Scott Morrison on Covid vaccination in Australia

COVID-19 Vaccination: Delivering 1 Million doses a week

Opinion piece by Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia Around 11 million doses of the COVID 19 vaccine have now been administered. We are now tracking at around 1 million doses a week. Sure, we’ve had our problems. Not all the calls we have made have turned out like we ...
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Lockdown 5.0 extended in Victoria

Victorian lockdown 5.0 extended for 7 days

With the cases continuously reported in the last five days, it was inevitable. Premier Daniel Andrews made the announcement this morning. Victoria’s lockdown 5.0 has been extended by a week, after 13 more local coronavirus cases this morning. A gift from infected removalists from NSW – the outbreak has already ...
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Vic lockdown 5.0

Here we go again! Victoria is under lockdown 5.0

And here we go again! Victoria is under lockdown 5.0 and it feels like a vicious circle with a never-ending loop in which 6 million Victorians are now stuck, all thanks to some very irresponsible New South Welshmen visiting our state and their licentiously atrocious conduct. The state has confirmed ...
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Pfizer shot by GPs

Aged 40-59? Get your GP to give you Pfizer shot

Finally, it is happening. According to the Australian government’s Deputy chief medical officer Michael Kidd, 500 GPs across Australia will start rolling out the Pfizer vaccine to people aged between 40 and 59 this week. GPs can give Pfizer shot to patients aged 40-59 from this week. Michael Kidd says ...
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Australia's way out of COVID - PM's plan

COVID-19 Pandemic: Australia has planned a way out

How Scott Morrison’s 'four-phase' road back to normal will work Almost after 18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Australian government has come up with a national pathway, a way out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week Prime Minister Scott Morrison said National Cabinet had agreed to a four-phase program ...
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Long term effects of COVID

Long Term effects of COVID: New research uncovers Battle to Breathe

Researchers at La Trobe University supported by scientists from ANSTO have uncovered how the COVID-19 virus attacks human lung tissue potentially creating disastrous long-term health effects. Researchers utilized the Macromolecular Crystallography (MX) Beamlines at the ANSTO Synchrotron to examine at an atomic scale, a complex of two proteins: one from ...
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