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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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Lockdown restrictions end midnight tonight

Lockdown restrictions end from midnight tonight

From 11.59pm tonight lockdown restrictions will end and Victoria will return to its "COVIDSafe Summer" restrictions that were in place over the Christmas period. After only 2 new cases were recorded in the last 7 days, and both connected to the state's Holiday Inn cluster, the government has made the ...
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Australia India normal flights resumption in jeopardy

Australia India flights resumption in jeopardy

India fights new variants of COVID-19, surge in numbers While Australia is happily advancing its roll out of vaccination drive to fight COVID-19 with Pfizer and Astro-Zeneca vaccines considered to be carrying 90% effi9cacy in results, a worrying news has emerged in India with new strains or variants of the ...
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Covid vaccine roll out in Australia

COVID vaccine rollout: What you need to know

As Australia gets ready for its COVID-19 vaccination program roll out, there are some tips from India where the vaccination has already begun - to assess what Aussies can expect when it actually start to happen. India and Australia have one common vaccine - Oxford-Astra-Zeneca – being part of the ...
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Daniel Andrews on COVID-19 at Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Restrictions are back in Victoria, tells Premier Daniel Andrews

After a hotel quarantine worker tested positive to coronavirus on Wednesday, Victoria has returned to harsher COVID-19 restrictions and up to 600 Australian Open players, officials and support staff have been told to isolate and get tested, Premier Daniel Andrews in a late-night press conference on Wednesday said. Victoria is ...
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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine provisionally approved

COVID-19 vaccine roll out: Pfizer vaccine approved

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has today provisionally approved the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use in Australia. The Pfizer vaccine has met strict standards for safety, quality and efficacy. The TGA provisional approval is for individuals 16 years of age and older. Two doses will be required – at least 21 days ...
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Mystery infection fears in Victoria

Mystery infection fears in Victoria

Zero coronavirus cases in last 24 hours While concerned and seriously racing to track down the source of a Melbourne man's mystery infection, Victoria has recorded zero cases of coronavirus overnight, which is welcome news and something everyone in Victoria wants to hear. Thanks to law abiding Victorians who want to ...
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COVID-19 immunity lasts for at least 8 months say Monash Uni experts

COVID-19 Exposure Sites in Victoria

Here is the updated list of Covid-19 exposure sites in Victoria. Get tested and quarantine for 14 days from date of exposure SUBURB LOCATION DATES NOTES Abbotsford Bodriggy Brewing Company245 Johnston Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067 28/12/20 2:50pm-5:30pm Case dined at venue Black Rock Smile Buffalo Thai restaurant305 Beach Road, Black ...
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Indian cricketers allegedly breaching COVID-19 restrictions in Melbourne

COVID-19 breaches by Indian Cricketers..?

Much Ado about nothing... says BCCI It all started with a tweet from a fan of Indian cricket team Navaldeep Singh with the Twitter name of NavalGeekSingh when he spotted five Indian cricketers at an eatery in Chadston. Rohit Sharma, the senior most of the lot was with Rishabh Pant, ...
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Australians fear COVID-19 misinformation

Australians fear COVID-19 misinformation threat

Australians fear unchecked misinformation online could derails our COVID-19 vaccination efforts, and want to see greater transparency about the extent of the problem, new polling has found. Reset Australia, an affiliate of a global initiative working to counter digital threats to democracy, commissioned a YouGov poll to establish the level ...
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COVID-19 research collaboration between Australia and India

Australia and India partner on COVID-19 Research

Australian and Indian researchers will work together to advance COVID-19 research screening and study the future health effects of the virus, after a nearly $4 million investment by the Morrison Government. The Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) has funded six new projects, including one to develop COVID-19 diagnostic technologies and ...
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