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| Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrision (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) The prime minister is under fire for encouraging people to attend mass gatherings as coronavirus continues to spread in Australia. Top infection control expert...
| Spectators queue at the gate to gain entry ahead of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix 2020 at the the Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne, Friday, March 13, 2020. (AAP Image/Scott Barbour) The Australian Formula One Grand...
| Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) talks with guard Donovan Mitchell, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson) Utah...
| Disney has temporarily closed theme parks in California because of the coronavirus outbreak. The move to shutter its parks comes as the novel virus continues to rapidly spread across the country. Over the past week it has...
| New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has declared a state of emergency to fight the coronavirus outbreak, allowing him to use new powers as the number of confirmed cases rose to 95 cases in the city. "The last 24 hours have...
| School holidays could be extended as Australia considers increasingly drastic measures to contain the coronavirus after it was declared a global pandemic. The nation now has more than 120 confirmed cases and the World Health...
| The World Health Organisation has declared the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic, expressing alarm both about mounting infections and slow government responses. But the organisation says it's not too late for countries...
| Victoria now has 21 coronavirus cases after three more people tested positive overnight, including a man who worked at a Melbourne school while infectious. One case is a man in his 50s who returned to Melbourne from Seattle...
| The Northern Territory's health authority says it is ready to deal with a coronavirus outbreak among tens of thousands of Aboriginal people living in remote areas with limited medical resources. There are no known cases...
| Victorians have been told all their schools may be closed and entire sectors forced to work from home when the coronavirus reaches a pandemic phase. Premier Daniel Andrews has warned the measures are laid out in the state's...
| With more than half Australia's 100 coronavirus patients already recovered, federal Health Minister Greg Hunt says it's unlikely anyone would be infected a second time. Mr Hunt says neither will it be necessary to introduce...

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