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New flights added to Qld virus alerts

Queensland has added two new Virgin Australia flights to its growing list of Covid exposure sites. Passengers on flight VA924 from Brisbane to Sydney, taking off at 8.05am on Saturday June 26, and flight VA957 from Sydney to Brisbane, taking off at 3.56pm on the same day, are now considered casual contacts of a confirmed… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Immunity trial will deliberately expose people to virus

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Coronavirus COVID-19 computer generated image. Yuichiro Chino/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 18 April Volunteers will be exposed to the coronavirus to learn which immune components confer… Read More »

Alert as Sydney CBD worker gets virus

An urgent virus alert has been issued for Sydney’s CBD after a worker tested positive to coronavirus. The man aged in his 40s was an office worker in the Hunter and Bligh street area. NSW chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant said the case was under investigation. “Anyone who has been in the northeastern part… Read More »

No new virus cases for Queensland

Monday, 2 November – coronavirus cases in Queensland: • 0 new confirmed cases• 3 active cases• 1,172 total confirmed cases• 1,241,130 tests conducted Sadly, six Queenslanders with COVID-19 have died. 1,163 patients have recovered.#covid19 pic.twitter.com/jk2aEMo5L3 — Annastacia Palaszczuk (@AnnastaciaMP) November 2, 2020 Health and Fitness | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site

Drug being tested for at-home treatment in hopes of slowing virus

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are testing a new approach to fighting COVID-19, using a repurposed antiviral AIDS drug for at-home treatment during the first days of symptoms in hopes of slowing the virus early and heading off hospitalization, intensive care, and death. The nationwide clinical trial is being led by Nathan Shapiro,… Read More »

Expert: France has “lost control” of the virus

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s governor is urging people in the state’s counties hit hardest by the pandemic to take stricter steps to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Gov. Andy Beshear stressed Monday that he is only offering recommendations — not mandates. Beshear says people should avoid hosting or attending gatherings of any size. He… Read More »