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| Pinprick blood tests that detect COVID-19 in just minutes are coming to Australia within days. Melbourne diagnostic company Endo X and ASX-listed biotech company Cellmid are among several companies that have signed import...
| Thousands of Queenslanders are offering a foster home to animals big and small as the RSPCA faces a potential lockdown of its care centres. The charity is combing through more than 3000 foster caring applications as it races...
| New York state has surpassed a grim milestone, with its death toll from the coronavirus outbreak climbing above 1000, less than a month after the disease was first detected in the state. New York City reported on Sunday...
| An elderly woman has become the first person to die from coronavirus in Tasmania, as the state introduces tough policing of social gathering restrictions. The woman, aged in her 80s, died on Monday morning in the North West...
| This Aug. 22, 2018 file photo shows Joe Diffie at the 12th annual ACM Honors in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File) Country singer Joe Diffie, who had a string of hits in the 1990s with chart-topping...
| The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of March 30, 0730 AEDT. LATEST NEWS ABOUT COVID-19: -- NUMBERS * Australian deaths: 16 (eight in NSW, four in Vic, two in WA, two in Qld). * Confirmed cases...
| Doctors wear protective clothing as they carry out checks on citizens in Naples, Italy. IPA Milestone Italy's coronavirus figures have pointed to a decreasing number of new infections, even as health officials raise the...
| In this handout photo provided by Number 10 Downing Street, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson chairs the morning Covid-19 Meeting remotely after self-isolating after testing positive for the coronavirus, at 10 Downing...
| Norwegian health authorities say they are set to start performing random coronavirus tests, following the experiment Iceland has done. Citing officials at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norwegian public broadcaster...
| NT Health Minister Natasha Fyles (middle) confirmed today that the first Northern Territory residents outside Darwin to test positive for coronavirus have been recorded (AAP Image/David Crosling) The first Northern Territory...
| Prime Minister Scott Morrison has today announced that Australians returning from overseas as the coronavirus pandemic worsens will now be quarantined in hotels and other facilities for two weeks (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) Australians...
| People at Sydney Airport have been urged to adhere to social distancing rules amid reports of chaos and shoulder-to-shoulder interaction (AAP Image/James Gourley) People at Sydney Airport have been urged to inhibit COVID-19...

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