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During its June 14 meeting, the Melbourne City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding between the Melbourne Police Department, Central Florida Cares Health System Inc. (CFCHS), and Brevard Family Partnership/Brevard C.A.R.E.S. (BFP/Brevard C.A.R.E.S.) to implement an Adult Mobile Crisis Co-Responder Program (MRT) – the first of its kind in Brevard County. The program will be …

Dr Kerry Chant has asked men who are gay, bisexual or men who have sex with men to be vigilant for monkeypox. “A large proportion of the cases detected overseas are amongst gay, bisexual or men who have sex with men,” she said. “We are urging men who are gay, bisexual or men who have …

Mr Weimar said locking down the Kings Park complex earlier would not have necessarily prevented more csases. “It highlights how important the circuit breaker has been in terms of minimising movement,” he said. “The recently identified people at Southbank and those in the last 10 days have had far fewer movements in the community, and …

By Associated Press, CNN22:39 US President Joe Biden has opened the first overseas trip with a declaration that “the United States is back” as he seeks to reassert the nation on the world stage and steady European allies deeply shaken by his predecessor. Mr Biden has set the stakes for his eight-day trip in sweeping …

Professor Cheng says the Delta strain of COVID-19 most likely entered the community after the returned traveller infected a staff member or another resident in quarantine. He said the investigation was looking at four possibilities overall, of varying likelihood. “The first one, so there was someone else infected on the plane and they have got …

World health officials are on alert after a variant of bird flu, H10N3, was detected in a human being in China. A number of various bird flu strains often appear in workers dealing with poultry, with a recent case of H5N6 bird flu being reported in a forest park in Shenyang in April. Beijing’s National …

The federal government failed to stop staff at aged care facilities from working across multiple sites despite a mobile workforce being a driver of Victoria’s second wave of Covid-19 last year, prompting a furious response from the main staff union and health experts. It was revealed on Monday that staff from two of the aged …

Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Cervices, Richard Colbeck says health authorities “make no apologies” for prioritising aged care residents over the staff who work in those facilities in getting the coronavirus vaccine. Dr Colbeck said 29 aged care facilities in Victoria yet to receive their doses of the coronavirus vaccine will be prioritised …

Shas sworn in its first female Prime Minister in a makeshift ceremony in a tent after she was locked out of Parliament amid a power struggle with the country’s longstanding leader. Fiame Naomi Mata’afa’s Faith in the One True God (FAST) Party said the dramatic turn of events amounted to a “bloodless coup” following weeks …

By Nick Pearson06 May 2021 23:20 The travel suspension for Australians coming home from India will end as planned on May 15, the Prime Minister has announced. “That biosecurity order is working as exactly as it was intended to, and that will remain in place with no change until the 15th of May,” Scott Morrison …