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| US actor Tom Hanks, in Berlin in October 2016 (Photo: Britta Pedersen/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa) Actor Tom Hanks says he's still suffering from some symptoms of coronavirus as he and his singer wife Rita Wilson continue recovering...
| Australians are being called to honour Anzac Day by standing at the end of their driveways for a minute's silence after public events were cancelled across the nation. RSL Queensland says the display would send a powerful...
| Australia's Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) Schools will remain open for the foreseeable...
| Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) Schools will stay open but non-essential indoor gatherings...
| South Australian police will start 'spot checking' on people who have recently returned from overseas to make sure they are complying with the 14-day self-isolation period. Police will use the details provided on incoming...
| Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) All non-essential indoor gatherings of 100 people...
| The man responsible for Australia's borders has cautioned against a total shutdown of movement in and out of the country because of the coronavirus pandemic. Australian Border Force commissioner Michael Outram said a vacuum...
| Virgin Australia will suspend all international flights and has announced more cuts to domestic capacity as quarantine measures accelerate amid the coronavirus outbreak. The airline on Wednesday said it will suspend all...
| Jennifer Haller, left, smiles as the needle is withdrawn after she was given the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Monday, March 16, 2020,...
| Shoppers are seen at Coles in Earlwood, in Sydney, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Coles will on Wednesday hold its first "community hour" for seniors and pension card holders from 7am at its stores nationwide, before opening...
| Empty shelves of tissues are seen at Woolworths Town Hall in Sydney, Friday, March 13, 2020. AAP Image/Bianca De Marchi) Seniors and pension card holders have made the most of a dedicated shopping hour set up at major supermarkets...
| The immune responses from one of Australia's first coronavirus patients has been mapped, which could lead to a vaccine. Researchers at Melbourne's Peter Doherty Institute for Infection tested at four different points in...

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