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By Mark Saunokonoko 10 May 2021 22:30 Tonight’s budget will make clear when Australia’s borders will finally open for international travel, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has hinted. The budget would reveal the Federal Government’s “assumptions” on vaccine rollout, border closures and containment measures, he said. The Treasurer would not be drawn on speculation the government is …

Health care workers of Asian and Pacific Islander descent say they have been subjected to racial slurs and sometimes physical attacks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Posted: May 8, 2021 10:33 AM Posted By: The Associated Press Source link

NEW DELHI (AP) — COVID-19 infections and deaths are mounting with alarming speed in India with no end in sight to the crisis and a top expert warning that the coming weeks in the country of nearly 1.4 billion people will be “horrible.” India’s official count of coronavirus cases surpassed 20 million Tuesday, nearly doubling …

By Mark Saunokonoko 03:24 Hundreds of containers packed with Australian table grapes are now backing up at ports in China, in what may be the latest multi-million-dollar trade salvo fired across Canberra’s bows from Beijing. Jeff Scott, chief executive of peak body the Australian Table Grape Association, told 9News.com.au the “abnormal” and “unforeseen” delays at …

Western Australia has halved the number of returned overseas travellers coming into the state this month as it grapples with its latest outbreak, but Premier Mark McGowan has flagged a more permanent reduction. Declining to reveal his discussions with the Prime Minister at National Cabinet on the quarantine situation, he said “clearly the Commonwealth knows …

India’s coronavirus death toll soared through 200,000 this morning with a wave of new cases swamping hospitals and sending desperate families off to scour the capital for oxygen and medicine. The vast south Asian nation of 1.3 billion is fighting a major surge of 360,000 new infections – a global daily record – and reported …

Of the three variants present in the state, the B.1.1.7 or the U.K. variant is the “most prominent” according to the Center for Disease Control and local healthcare professionals. The CDC’s website graph that details the number of variant cases describes the state to have 839 cases of the B.1.1.7 variant while the …

By Mark Saunokonoko 22:55 Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is refusing to go quietly after being dumped from a NSW climate change board, accusing the state government of being swayed by global warming deniers and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Speaking on Today, Mr Turnbull claimed the Berejiklian government “couldn’t take the heat” from “thugs and …

By Emily McPherson05 Apr 2021 23:41 Dr Kidd has been asked about the claims made by Melbourne GP Todd Cameron on Today this morning. Dr Cameron said the Therapeutic Good Administration (TGA) had asked doctors not to discuss concerns about an increased risk of blood-clots linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine with patients. Dr Kidd said …

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Health officials in Indiana said Saturday they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to COVID-19 by Alabama residents following Friday night’s death of a Crimson Tide fan who was in Indianapolis for the NCAA Tournament last weekend. US-based cruise line requiring passengers provide proof of COVID vaccination to sail Luke Ratliff, a …