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  • 15 Dec 2020 10:43 AM | Anonymous

    The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) on Monday reported 718 new coronavirus cases, down from the record daily increase of 1,030 a day earlier. SBS Reports

  • 11 Dec 2020 11:15 AM | Anonymous

    The University of Queensland (UQ) and biotechnology company CSL on Friday morning announced they won't progress trials of their COVID-19 vaccine candidate into the second and third phases after some participants returned false-positive results for HIV. SBS Reports

  • 10 Dec 2020 1:01 PM | Anonymous

    Rich countries are putting the developing world at risk by hoarding coronavirus vaccines, aid groups warn.

    Amnesty International says recent calculations show nearly 70 poor countries will only be able to vaccinate one in ten people against COVID-19 next year unless urgent action is taken. 

    https://www.sbs.com.au/news/rich-countries-are-putting-the-developing-world-at-risk-by-hoarding-coronavirus-vaccines-aid-groups-warn

  • 9 Dec 2020 10:36 AM | Anonymous

    Almost a year since the city reported the world's first cases of COVID-19 in a wet market, and even as several other countries remain firmly in the grip of the subsequent pandemic, life in Wuhan has largely returned to normal. Watch here

  • 9 Dec 2020 10:35 AM | Anonymous

    As Britain begins vaccinating its population for COVID-19, Margaret Keenan felt "so privileged" to receive the shot and saw it as an early present ahead of her 91st birthday. SBS reports

  • 8 Dec 2020 3:51 PM | Anonymous

    At least 227 people were admitted to a hospital as they have contracted an unknown disease in India's southern Andhra Pradesh state's Eluru town. Watch here

  • 8 Dec 2020 3:50 PM | Anonymous

    On Friday South Korea recorded 629 new daily infections - its highest rate since the first wave peaked in February and early March. Find out more

  • 8 Dec 2020 3:47 PM | Anonymous

    Andes virus is carried by wild rodents native to South America, and people can be infected through exposure to infected animals or their droppings. Like other hantaviruses, Andes virus infection can lead to a severe and often fatal respiratory disease in humans, called Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). Importantly, Andes virus is the only hantavirus known to spread person to person. Read more here

  • 1 Dec 2020 12:22 PM | Anonymous

    The World Health Organisation's top emergency expert said on Monday (November 30) that the world risked future pandemics if it suffered "amnesia" and did not learn from the current coronavirus crisis. Mike Ryan also took a swipe at developed nations in particular, saying that northern countries had been running healthcare systems "like low-cost airlines" and that the world was paying the price for that now. Watch here

  • 1 Dec 2020 12:20 PM | Anonymous

    Moderna will apply for US and European emergency authorisation for its COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday after full results from a late-stage study showed it was 94.1 per cent effective with no serious safety concerns, the company said. SBS Reports

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