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Tasmania premier announces when NSW residents can visit

Tasmania premier announces when NSW residents can visit

Tasmania Premier Peter Gutwein is hopeful Tasmania will reopen to NSW residents from early November but will continue to monitor that state’s coronavirus status for the rest of the week. Gutwein said the COVID-19 situation in NSW was pleasing, but added he needed more time before easing restrictions from November 2. “It’s pleasing that state,...

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Coronavirus can survive for 28 days on surfaces, national science agency discovers

Coronavirus can survive for 28 days on surfaces, national science agency discovers

Australia’s national science agency has discovered that SARS-Cov-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, can survive for up to 28 days on common surfaces including banknotes, mobile phone screens and stainless steel. CSIRO found the virus was “extremely robust,” surviving on smooth surfaces, when kept at 20C, which is about room temperature, and in the dark....

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Doctors worry Trump could be ‘overtreated’ for coronavirus because he’s a VIP

Doctors worry Trump could be ‘overtreated’ for coronavirus because he’s a VIP

President Donald Trump’s doctors are using almost every drug in the Covid-19 arsenal to treat him, worrying some physicians that they might be going overboard because he is a VIP. Trump’s team of doctors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center said over the weekend that the president has taken Gilead’s antiviral drug remdesivir, Regeneron’s...

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New Zealand PM  lifts coronavirus restrictions in Auckland

New Zealand PM lifts coronavirus restrictions in Auckland

Coronavirus restrictions in New Zealand’s largest city will be lifted this week, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday as she expressed confidence a second wave of COVID-19 infections in Auckland has been almost eliminated. The city will move to alert level 1 from 11.59 p.m. on Wednesday, joining the rest of the country, after...

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This new drug might cure coronavirus without a pill or injection

This new drug might cure coronavirus without a pill or injection

A biotech company developed a spray that has been able to treat coronavirus infections and even prevent COVID-19 in labs. Ena Respiratory developed a synthetic molecule called INNA-051 that can boost the immune response to clear the viral load, prevent COVID-19 transmission, and possibly prevent infection. The drug might complement coronavirus vaccines in the future,...

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Australia is in first of the queue for coronavirus vaccine

Australia is in first of the queue for coronavirus vaccine

Australia will have access to some of the world’s leading coronavirus vaccine candidates after the Federal Government committed more than $120 million to enter a global vaccine agreement. Under the plan, rich and poor countries pool their money, levelling the playing field The Federal Government has struck a deal to join the global vaccines facility...

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