Qld hotel walls to be swabbed for UK virus

Queensland authorities are still trying to piece together how a highly contagious strain of COVID-19 spread through a hotel quarantine facility, as they reveal the extraordinary measures they’re taking. Days after it was revealed six cases of the UK variant of the virus were linked...

Virus nightmare: QLD ‘on the brink’

Queensland health authorities have spent the night scrambling for answers over how six existing cases of the UK’s highly infectious COVID strain were linked to the same quarantine hotel despite having no contact. Queenslanders fear the state is “on the brink” of a nightmare after...

Virus nightmare: QLD ‘on the brink’

Queensland health authorities have spent the night scrambling for answers over how six existing cases of the UK’s highly infectious COVID strain were linked to the same quarantine hotel despite having no contact. Queenslanders fear the state is “on the brink” of a nightmare after...

Qld hotel evacuated for UK strain outbreak

A Queensland quarantine hotel will be evacuated after six cases of the highly-infectious UK strain of coronavirus were linked to the building. Six cases of the highly infectious UK strain of COVID-19 have now been linked to a Brisbane hotel quarantine facility, prompting authorities to...

Qld hotel evacuated for UK strain outbreak

Six cases of the highly infectious UK strain of COVID-19 have now been linked to a Brisbane hotel quarantine facility, prompting authorities to take extraordinary measures to keep any further outbreak under control. While Queensland recorded no new cases of locally acquired COVID-19 on Wednesday,...

‘Unprecedented’: New crisis coming

Think 2020 was bad? 1177BC was worse. That was the year a civilisation collapsed. Now historians are warning that – if we don’t heed the warning signs – 2077 may bring the same fate. Like our own, the Bronze Age civilisation survived many crises in...