Health

Thu 22 Oct 2020

Star’s wedding leads to 100 virus cases

Star’s wedding leads to 100 virus cases

A high-profile wedding between a Mexican soap actor has led to a virus outbreak of more than 100 people being investigated by authorities.

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Playing with snakes was a dangerous business for Ram Chandra, who made it his career.

Sweden cases explode, cities ‘locked down’

Sweden cases explode, cities ‘locked down’

Coronavirus cases have doubled in Sweden in just three weeks as the wheels fall off the country’s vaunted approach to tackling COVID-19.

Wed 21 Oct 2020

Mystery infection that could derail vaccine

Mystery infection that could derail vaccine

Daniel Andrews has confirmed a mystery Victorian appears to have caught COVID twice, with dire consequences for the entire country.

Family of nine dies after eating noodles

Family of nine dies after eating noodles

Nine members of a Chinese family have been wiped out eating a popular noodle dish which unbeknown to them had spoiled, turning deadly.

OPEN ARMS: Support group for drug ravaged families

Premium Content OPEN ARMS: Support group for drug ravaged families

Drug addiction and the devastating affects packaged with it not only impacts the user, but also those closest to them.

JT VISIT: South Burnett footy fans welcome league legend

Premium Content JT VISIT: South Burnett footy fans welcome league legend

SOUTH Burnett footy fans couldn’t hide their excitement when retired league legend Johnathan Thurston came to town.

Victoria records three new virus cases

Victoria records three new virus cases

Victoria has recorded three new infections, with the Premier hinting Melburnians could see more significant changes to lockdown restrictions this weekend.

Hillsong founder blasts COVID restrictions

Hillsong founder blasts COVID restrictions

A church leader has ripped into the NSW government, claiming some coronavirus restrictions on religious gatherings border on discrimination.

Ship off Coast may have 'never before seen' COVID strain

Ship off Coast may have 'never before seen' COVID strain

Queensland Health is testing crew on a cargo ship off the Sunshine Coast amid reports it could be carrying a strain of COVID-19 never seen before in Australia.

Tue 20 Oct 2020

Victoria records one new virus case

Victoria records one new virus case

Victoria has recorded just one new coronavirus infection and no deaths overnight as Melburnians wake to their second day of more freedoms.

Drastic plan considered for travellers

Drastic plan considered for travellers

The Victorian government is reportedly considering one thing to make sure returned travellers isolate at home that would place less of a need on hotel quarantine.

Friends take up battle after life taken too soon

Premium Content Friends take up battle after life taken too soon

A young Ipswich dad’s sudden death has prompted action from his friends and partner

Man wakes up after eight years in coma

Man wakes up after eight years in coma

A man who was unable to move or talk due to a brain injury miraculously, but briefly, recovered when he was given a sleeping pill.

Breach could stop future international travel

Breach could stop future international travel

Just days after the first flight from New Zealand landed in Australia, a turbulent weekend could see the future of other travel bubbles burst.

Mon 19 Oct 2020

Nurse turned away with nearly severed thumb

Premium Content Nurse turned away with nearly severed thumb

A nurse has been forced to have her badly injured thumb operated on by a surgeon via videolink after she was turned away from a hospital.

Dan hits back against lockdown criticism

Dan hits back against lockdown criticism

While many were overjoyed by Sunday’s announcement — Premier Dan Andrews has come under fire. Here’s his message to naysayers.

States in panic amid NZ travel bungle

States in panic amid NZ travel bungle

Australian state officials are reportedly rushing to gain access to passenger lists, fearing more surprise arrivals from New Zealand.

Sun 18 Oct 2020

QLD's CLOSED BORDER: The decision 20 million Aussies hate

QLD's CLOSED BORDER: The decision 20 million Aussies hate

It’s the contentious border decision that has copped criticism from across Australia – but the people who matter are standing by the tough call.

Mum’s horror call 10 minutes after doctor’s visit

Mum’s horror call 10 minutes after doctor’s visit

When mum of four Kirsty O’Brien noticed a rash on her youngest child she was told not to worry. But just days later there was devastating news.

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