Concerns over AstraZeneca grow as Australia, Philippines, African Union curb COVID-19 shots – National

With 300,000 AstraZeneca doses set to expire April 2, will provinces use them up? - National

Australia and the Philippines limited use of AstraZeneca‘s COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, while the Africa Union dropped plans to buy the shot, dealing further blows to the company’s hopes to deliver a vaccine for the world.The vaccine – developed with

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Australia to continue using AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine despite blood clot case – National

Australia to continue using AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine despite blood clot case - National

Australia will continue its COVID-19 inoculation program with AstraZeneca, health officials said on Saturday, after a blood clotting case raised concern about the safety of the vaccine.A 44-year-old man was admitted to a Melbourne hospital with clotting, days after

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Australia latest country to probe link between AstraZeneca vaccine, blood clotting – National

Australia latest country to probe link between AstraZeneca vaccine, blood clotting - National

Australia is investigating whether a blood clotting disorder case recorded on Friday is related to the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Michael Kidd said.Australian media reported that a 44-year-old man was admitted to a Melbourne hospital

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A Terrifying Disease Stalks Seaside Australia: Flesh-Eating Ulcers

A Terrifying Disease Stalks Seaside Australia: Flesh-Eating Ulcers

He has treated more than a thousand patients, both in Australia and overseas, for the disease. Many of those in Australia are older, but others are young teachers, laborers and even children.He measures their lesions gently with a ruler, marking

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How will zero-covid countries safely reopen their borders?

How will zero-covid countries safely reopen their borders?

By Donna Lu Australia’s chief public health officer receives a covid-19 vaccine in AdelaideMORGAN SETTE/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock The UK has now experienced nearly a year of lockdowns and social restrictions, but there are areas of the world where life is approaching normality.

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Productivity Benefits of Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in Australia: A 10-Year Analysis

Prediabetes, Diabetes, and the Risk of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in a Japanese Working Population: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study

Productivity Benefits of Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in Australia: A 10-Year Analysis Kirthi Menon, Barbora de Courten, Danny Liew, Zanfina Ademi, Alice J. Owen, Dianna J. Magliano, Ella Zomer Diabetes Care Mar 2021, 44 (3) 715-721; DOI: 10.2337/dc20-1429 Via Source

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Growing COVID-19 cases linked to Australian Open travel force players into quarantine – National

Growing COVID-19 cases linked to Australian Open travel force players into quarantine - National

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has ruled out any change in the best-of-five set format for men’s singles matches at the season-opening tennis major as three more COVID-19 cases were reported among the international arrivals for the tournament.There

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Warnings of huge new spike in US covid-19 cases as UK variant spreads

Warnings of huge new spike in US covid-19 cases as UK variant spreads

By Donna Lu and Adam Vaughan A patient in Brooklyn, New York, arrives at hospitalANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images The highly contagious B.1.1.7. variant of the coronavirus, which was first detected in the UK, has officially reached 10 states in the

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Australia clamps down in response to cases of UK coronavirus variant

Australia clamps down in response to cases of UK coronavirus variant

By Donna Lu A pedestrian walks through a deserted South Bank on the first day of a snap lockdown in Brisbane on 9 January 2021AFP /AFP via Getty Images Authorities in Australian have responded swiftly to contain potential outbreaks of

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Coronavirus crisis worsens with global surges and fresh outbreaks

Coronavirus crisis worsens with global surges and fresh outbreaks

By Clare Wilson People wearing face masks Tokyo’s Harajuku areaKyodo News via Getty Images Coronavirus infections are on the rise in many countries around the world, with cases soaring in some nations and fresh outbreaks in several places where the virus was

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