The World Health Organisation is "deeply concerned" about the monkeypox outbreak but has stopped short of declaring it a global health emergency.
WA’s daily count of new COVID cases has fallen by hundreds but five deaths have been reported, all elderly people.
Rebecca Le May
Australia's top doctors are urging the sick to stay home, even if they test negative, to prevent more than just the spread of COVID-19 in the community.
Mibenge Nsenduluka and Finbar O'Mallon
Four of WA’s biggest COVID-19 testing clinics are set to close and staff sent elsewhere, WA Health has revealed.
With declining rates of vaccinations and community fatigue, experts are warning of a new threat from Covid over the coming weeks.
COVID-19 vaccines cut the global pandemic death toll by more than half during the first year they were rolled out, according to a world-first study.
Premier Mark McGowan has flagged a potential use for the untouched quarantine facility sitting unused in Perth’s east.
Briana Fiore and Ben O’Shea
WA has recorded a slight dip in COVID cases overnight as the State’s slow rollback of restrictions is blamed for stunting Perth’s liveability.
Unvaccinated teachers could be welcomed back into classrooms from next term as the education department reveals plans to scrap vaccine mandates for most staff.
Scientific research estimates nearly 20 million lives were saved worldwide by COVID-19 vaccines during their first year.
Carla K. Johnson
Queensland will scrap COVID-19 vaccine mandates for workers in schools, prisons and airports and for visitors to aged and disability care facilities.
The World Health Organisation has convened its emergency committee to consider if the outbreak of monkeypox warrants being declared a global emergency.
New COVID-19 variants have led to rising case numbers and hospitalisations from the virus, prompting fresh warnings from experts.
Dominic Giannini and Andrew Brown
Austrian Health Minister Johannes Rauch says an already-suspended compulsory COVID-19 vaccine law is being scrapped as it has divided the country.
A groundbreaking new review has revealed women are significantly more likely to suffer from long COVID, and will experience substantially different symptoms than their male counterparts.
Health authorities have reported another eight COVID deaths in WA and a rise in ICU admissions as daily case numbers dip.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is stepping up efforts to diagnose new monkeypox cases in the United States, with 142 so far identified.
The latest global developments on the coronavirus, as at 0845 AEST on Thursday, June 23.
The World Health Organisation says the number of global coronavirus-linked deaths has dropped by 16 per cent in the past week.
Advice on flight mask mandates hasn't yet changed but the health minister wants all states and territories to agree to a national approach when it does.
UK health authorities say investigations into community transmission of polio are ongoing after it was detected in sewage samples in London.
WA’s COVID infection toll has jumped again a day after an MP questioned whether the McGowan Government’s reliance on ‘faulty’ RATs needed to be reviewed.
The latest global developments on the coronavirus, as at 0930 AEST on Wednesday, June 22.
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