Millions in lockdown after China virus surge

For the last few months China has been enjoying a return to normality after largely eliminating the COVID-19 virus. Just three weeks ago pictures emerged showing packed nightclubs, bars and restaurants in the city of Wuhan, where coronavirus was first identified in late 2019. But...

Expert says Brisbane lockdown ‘unreasonable’

A leading Australian infectious disease expert has criticised Greater Brisbane’s snap three-day-lockdown, saying it was an “unreasonable” over-reaction that “won’t solve the problem”. The city’s 2.2 million residents have been under strict stay-at-home orders since 6pm on Friday, with an announcement to be made on...