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UK debacle as vaccine no silver bullet

People who have recovered from COVID-19 have a similar level of protection to those who have had a vaccine, scientists have discovered as the accelerated UK rollout faces a series of problems. A study from Public Health England published Thursday suggested that past coronavirus infection provides 83% immunity for at least five months — although… Read More »

New date for Melbourne’s Grand Prix

Melbourne’s Formula 1 Grand Prix has been rescheduled for later this year, with hopes more spectators will be able to attend the major event. The Victorian Government and the Australian Grand Prix Corporation have agreed to postpone the usual season opening in March because it was “unrealistic” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, a once-off… Read More »

Surprise group most fearful of vaccine

Women in their thirties are most likely to be mistrustful of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to government research. A survey of 1000 Australians found 42 per cent of women aged 30 to 39 had concerns about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. Overall, 27 per cent of the population had… Read More »