Vaccination

WATCH LIVE: WA Premier to provide COVID-19 update

8 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

The update comes as children under 12 became eligible for the vaccine on Monday, and rapid antigen tests were approved for use in WA.
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CHO says kids dodge worst symptoms as vaxxes open, school pushed back

8 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Queensland Chief Health Officer John Gerrard has reassured parents they should not be anxious about children being infected with COVID-19
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Government launches new advertising campaign urging pregnant women to 'Get Boosted Now'

8 days ago   |   By News Medical

Pregnant women who have not yet had their first, second, third or booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine are being urged to get their jab as soon as possible, as the government launches a new advertising campaign for the New Year.
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Covid vaccine: Pregnant women urged not to delay getting jab

8 days ago   |   By BBC

Most pregnant women admitted to hospital with Covid are unvaccinated, a government campaign says.
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Queensland records 9581 new COVID cases as children line up for vax

8 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

The increase in positive cases comes as children aged five to 11 were able to get their COVID-19 vaccinations on Monday.
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‘A little sting, and it was done': Kids get COVID-19 vaccinations

8 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Many Australian kids aged five to 11 were able to get their COVID-19 vaccinations on the first day they were eligible on Monday.
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Sydney smashes January humidity records as La Nina nears its peak

Sydneysiders have been experiencing humidity levels up to 85 per cent in the mornings and dew points equivalent to those in Darwin. Read more ...

Thompson loses marathon, wildcard O'Connell celebrates win

Jordan Thompson fell in a brutal Australian Open five-setter against American Steve Johnson to continue a tale of hope and heartache for Australian men in the first round. Read more ...

Paying extra to NHS bosses does not boost quality of hospitals, study suggests 

Paying extra to NHS bosses does not boost quality of hospitals, study suggests 

Employing more health managers or paying them higher salaries does not improve the quality of NHS hospitals, a study suggests. Read more ...

All Starved: NRL clubs concerned about releasing players for All Stars

Club boss have expressed concerns about releasing players for the All Stars game and will seek detail from the NRL about their COVID protocols on Friday. Read more ...

Omicron: a deep dive into the data

The science on Omicron is starting to settle, so what does it reveal about the new dominant strain's infectiousness, mortality and vaccine resistance. Read more ...

PM tells Australians to disregard George Christensen over ‘dangerous'...

Scott Morrison has urged parents to ignore Mr Christensen, a member of his own government, after labelling his calls for parents not to immunise their children as “dangerous”. Read more ...

Tennis Australia board backs Tiley, admits ‘lessons to learn' from Djokovic saga

Chair Jayne Hrdlicka said the saga had been “a significant distraction for everyone, and we deeply regret the impact this had on all players”. Read more ...

In Arkansas, Trans Teens Await an Uncertain Future

Even as the medical community grapples with how best to provide care to transgender adolescents, some states seek to ban it outright. Read more ...

Khawaja and Lyon poised for BBL returns ahead of blockbuster final round

Test stars Usman Khawaja and Nathan Lyon have returned to the BBL franchises ahead of key matches on Wednesday. Read more ...

Norovirus sickens more than 120 in Slovenia; contaminated packaging suspected

Norovirus was the cause of more than 120 illnesses in late December 2021 in Slovenia, according to findings of an investigation. The National Institute of Public Health , the... Read more ...