Saturday, December 3, 2022
Home Tags COVID-19

Tag: COVID-19

‘Front up’: Dan called out on ‘human tragedy’

0
A damning report by the Inspector-General Emergency Management Inspector-General Tony Pearce found the speed that the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) was answering calls...

Free public transport plan for two days a week

0
It comes as the state government announced on Thursday it would be lifting its work from home recommendation.Deputy opposition leader David Southwick on Friday...

Contagion: Dire warning over rise of animal-to-human diseases

0
Our global travel and trade habits are also fuelling the spread of contagious, potentially fatal animal-borne diseases.Zoonotic diseases - transmitted from animals to humans...

Top doctors blow up at Albanese

0
Following Wednesday’s national cabinet meeting, it was announced the mandatory isolation period for positive Covid cases will be reduced from seven to five days.Acting...

CBD boost as work from home shackles finally lifted

0
The state government hasfinally responded to the pleas of long-suffering traders to re-energise the CBD, lifting its work from home recommendation.It comes days the...

‘Out of control’: Top doc’s grim warning

0
Following Wednesday’s national cabinet meeting, it was announced that the mandatory isolation period for positive Covid cases would be reduced from seven to five...

‘Invisible’ children to suffer long-term after lockdowns

0
A damning analysis from the Australian National University says children’s concerns and experiences were sidelined in favour of other priorities by the former Prime...

Dan cautious on support for reduced Covid isolation

0
National cabinet will meet in Sydney on Wednesday to discuss the pandemic, including mask rules on planes, following a peak in winter cases. “Since...

Big change coming to Covid iso rules

0
Anthony Albanese hinted this week the isolation time frame of seven days would be revisited by national cabinet, despite just last month saying it...

Blunt warning on $750 payment

0
Workers can claim up to $750 if they contract Covid and have to isolate but do not have sick leave available to them. The...

Dan and Dom on Covid unity ticket

0
National cabinet will meet on Wednesday, with NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet signalling he will ramp up a push to reduce the seven-day quarantine to...

Pandemic’s scary impact on kids’ screentime

0
An international study by Deakin University found that parents in Australia, China and Britain had become the most lenient on device use after those...

Shock new data about viruses in Australia

0
As Australia continues to battle through the Covid pandemic, the nation’s peak science research organisation consulted with 146 experts from 66 organisations to outline...

Reluctant public servants wait on return to office call

0
Sources have told the Herald Sun managers don’t feel they can ask staff to return regularly unless the recommendation they work from home if...

Plea to head back to city as Covid threat subsides

0
It comes as disease experts say it’s time to put “unwarranted fears” to rest about coming back to the office due to strengthened “hybrid...

New grim detail in Aussie Covid milestone

0
Latest figures from the Department of Health, States and Territories Report on August 26 revealed the nation had notched up 9,976,582 cases since the...

Mask mandate that could lift next

0
Leaders will meet on Wednesday to discuss the nation’s Covid response, as New South Wales pushes to reduce the isolation period from seven to...

Victoria’s travel industry in crisis despite jump in visitors

0
New data has revealed the dire post-Covid worker shortage is crippling the industry, with almost three quarters of operators citing the issue as their...

‘Don’t need to’: State scraps Covid rule

0
The major change comes after Queensland’s latest Covid-19 wave passed, with cases peaking around late July and slowly easing off in the weeks since.Another...

‘Important win’ in hotel quarantine class action

0
The class action, brought on behalf of Victorian businesses, hopes to force the government to pay for losses suffered during the state’s second lockdown...

Australia’s ‘silent pandemic’ still raging on

0
As health experts continue to study the little-understood disease, new figures show about 12 per cent of Covid absenteeism is due to long-Covid, further...

11 things Aussies still want to know about Covid

0
HOW LONG DOES COVID LAST? WHEN WILL I RECOVER?Symptoms can vary from person to person. Most people experience mild symptoms, similar to flu, which...

Heartbreaking diary entries from lockdown

0
Under strict stay-at-home orders, already lonely older Australians were frequently driven to tears and feelings of hopelessness, a Monash University study has reported. The...

Cop’s next move after vaccine failure

0
The officer took his case against former police commissioner Chris Dawson and chief heath officer Andy Robertson to the Supreme Court, but the matter...

Why firefighters ‘didn’t try to save child’

0
ACT police are investigating the death of a 13-year-old after fire crews allegedly did not enter the teenager’s home because other Covid-positive people were...

Covid expert to step down sooner than expected

0
In the chaotic early days of the pandemic, Dr Fauci became America’s most trusted expert on Covid-19 and the world often looked to him...

‘Worrying’: Hidden truths of catching Covid

0
A study published in The Lancet Psychiatry Journal has investigated the prevalence of 14 different neurological and psychiatric symptoms up to two years after...

Health app you should delete now

0
Australians with the app still installed are also expected to receive “push notifications and SMS texts” to encourage them to uninstall what is now...

Grand plan to transform Victoria’s quarantine hub

0
Opposition Leader Matt Guy will on Sunday outline a plan to convert up to 250 beds at the Centre for National Resilience in Melbourne’s...

Hotel quarantine staff partied during lockdown

0
While millions of Victorians endured the state’s fourth lockdown during winter last year, a team of Covid Quarantine Victoria workers, responsible for managing hotel...