Major change to Aussie vaccine rollout

Australia’s medical watchdog has given the nation’s vaccine rollout a major boost as pressure mounts on the government to get the population protected. Australia’s medical watchdog has approved the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt revealed the Therapeutic Goods...

Major change to Aussie vaccine rollout

Australia’s medical watchdog has approved the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt revealed the Therapeutic Goods Administration had made the landmark decision overnight. “They will fast track vaccines for 12 to 15-year-olds for the immunocompromised children or those with...

Major change to Aussie borders

South Australia has eased its tough border restrictions with three jurisdictions that have grappled with Covid-19 outbreaks. Premier Steven Marshall announced on Thursday the changes to restrictions with the Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland came into effect immediately. Under the changes, the hard border...

Map shows major threat for Sydney

A large area in Sydney’s southwest has been singled out as “particularly concerning” as NSW health officials scramble to contain the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Most of the 124 cases reported on Thursday were discovered in the council areas of Fairfield, Cumberland and Canterbury-Bankstown, with significant...

Flood-battered Germany approves major relief package

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet approved a huge emergency aid package Wednesday for flood-stricken regions of Germany and said billions would be needed to rebuild homes, businesses and vital infrastructure. A week into the region’s worst flooding disaster in living memory, which has killed at least...