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The final report into Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry has been delayed by over seven weeks, just eight days out from its scheduled release date. The full document will now be released on December 21, with an interim report to be delivered on November 6. The interim report will contain recommendations for a proposed quarantine program, …

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Hundreds of coronavirus-infected people in Australia’s worst-hit state have been caught flouting stay-at-home orders, authorities said Tuesday, prompting tougher fines. The southern state of Victoria has endured a second wave of infections over recent weeks that the government has partly blamed on people breaking rules that restrict travel. Residents of Melbourne, …

It’s been a long year for Maria Sulayman, a critical care nurse at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s rapid response team, who has treated patients with the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic. “I have seen people with no medical history being in the intensive care unit,” Sulayman said. “This virus, you are OK one second …

A new clinical trial at UC San Diego Health will investigate whether blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors will help patients infected with the coronavirus. Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health will launch a clinical trial to assess the safety and success of convalescent plasma (CP) …

The parties are being held in Tuscaloosa, and infected people are urged to attend so others can intentionally contract the virus, City Council member Sonya McKinstry told CNN. She said she heard about the trend from fire officials. “We thought that was kind of a rumors at first. We did some research, not only do …

Overnight, Arizona and New Mexico joined Texas and eight other states in pausing their reopening plans. Texas reported an all-time high in new cases, and Houston faces a dire critical care shortage. The developments mark a “heartbreaking situation” that demands stricter actions immediately, said Dr. Peter Hotez of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. “We …

13 May 2020, 12:33 | Updated: 13 May 2020, 13:13 Health authorities say choir practice caused the ‘superspread’ of 52 coronavirus cases. Picture: YouTube/John Yaeger The infamous choir rehearsal, held two weeks before Washington State’s lockdown, infected 52 singers with coronavirus and resulted in two deaths. A choir practice that infected 52 singers with coronavirus …

Imagine being told to inhale a nasal spray full of coronavirus. More than 14,000 people in the U.S. and elsewhere are putting their names forward to do so. They are volunteering for what’s called a “human challenge trial,” an ethically controversial way to test vaccines that would deliberately infect people with a virus that has …

Greek authorities have revealed that illegal migrants are gathering on Turkey’s Aegean coast after having been transferred from camps. According to sources used by Kathimerini, many of them were at the Greek-Turkish land border at Evros and Turkey has organised a plan to transport the illegal immigrants infected with coronavirus to Greece and Europe in …