TGA tentatively approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for five to 11 year olds in Australia

Children ages five to 11 will soon be able to get their COVID-19 vaccinations, with the Therapeutic Goods Administration tentatively approving the Pfizer shot for younger children. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announced this on Sunday. Subject to final considerations and recommendations from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (ATAGI), the rollout of the … Read more

Queensland COVID update: Annastacia Palaszczuk could open borders EARLY after zero new cases from community COVID-19 on Sunday

Queensland Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk is not ruling out an early reopening of the border after not revealing any new cases of COVID-19 community in the state. Queensland registered six new quarantined cases from 8,330 tests in the past 24 hours, including five interstate arrivals and one person who entered from the Philippines via Singapore. … Read more

TGA tentatively approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for five to 11 year olds in Australia

Children ages five to 11 will soon be able to get their COVID-19 vaccinations, with the Therapeutic Goods Administration tentatively approving the Pfizer shot for younger children. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announced this on Sunday. Subject to final considerations and recommendations from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (ATAGI), the rollout of the … Read more

Victoria’s COVID-19 cases fall below 1,000 today as seven more deaths were recorded by the Department of Health on Sunday

Seven people infected with the coronavirus in Victoria have died as the number of cases in the state dips below 1,000. Another 980 cases were registered on Sunday, the health ministry announced. Currently, 299 people are being treated in hospital for the virus, 40 of whom are in intensive care. Across the state, more than … Read more

Relief for skiers as Switzerland cancels quarantine for Brits

lIt is “irrational and arbitrary” to put Malawi on the UK’s red list, scientists have told the Telegraph, as the country reports fewer than five cases of Covid-19 a day. Stephen Gordon and Henry Mwandumba, directors of the Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Program of Clinical Tropical Research at a hospital in Blantyre, said data shows … Read more

Unimaru: The art museum between North and South Korea where the curator wears a bulletproof vest

(CNN) — Art has always had the power to be dangerous. But a newly opened art museum takes that to another level. It is Unimaru’s location that makes it unsafe. The museum is located in the DMZ, or Korean Demilitarized Zone, a no-man’s-land along the 38th parallel separating North and South Korea. The inaugural exhibition, … Read more

Unimaru: The art museum between North and South Korea where the curator wears a bulletproof vest

(CNN) — Art has always had the power to be dangerous. But a newly opened art museum takes that to another level. It is Unimaru’s location that makes it unsafe. The museum is located in the DMZ, or Korean Demilitarized Zone, a no-man’s-land along the 38th parallel separating North and South Korea. The inaugural exhibition, … Read more

Experts claim Omicron may herald the end of COVID-19 as its variant spreads in Australia

New South Wales has registered two more cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, with more cases likely to be announced in the state. The total number of Omicron cases in NSW now stands at 15, NSW Health said Sunday, shortly after a further 286 COVID-19 cases and one death were reported. Five cases of … Read more

NSW COVID cases drop today, Omicron infections may remain under investigation

NSW has registered a further 286 new cases of coronavirus as the state monitors a growing number of cases of the Omicron variant that are feared to have spread in the community. The health department again announced the new cases on Sunday after more than 66,000 people came forward for tests. NSW Health also recorded … Read more

Limited support services in remote NT force people with disabilities to relocate

Paulette Bumarda was hesitant to move from her home and family in the Arnhem Land Community of Gunbalanya to Darwin, but it was necessary. The 51-year-old suffers from a rare degenerative condition known as Machado-Joseph disease and needs a caregiver to help her with daily tasks. “Darwin’s caretakers help me, [they] clean my house, wash … Read more