Four subway lines in the locked-down Chinese metropolis of Shanghai will reopen as the city slowly eases pandemic restrictions.
Highly sensitive information collected for Covid-19 contact tracing was put at risk due to a weak system, a scathing report has found.
A woman aged in her 40s is among the new Covid-related deaths in Western Australia as the state hit a new unwanted record.
WA’s reported COVID infections have soared to a new record high.
PM hopeful Anthony Albanese has claimed Australia’s borders are closed - even though international travel was reopened in February - in his latest pre-election stumble.
Students in one state have been forced to return to remote learning as the double whammy of Covid-19 and the flu collide.
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One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has contracted COVID-19 and will remain in isolation until after Saturday's federal election.
North Korean factories are churning out more medicines and medical supplies, state media says, as the country battles its first acknowledged COVID-19 outbreak.
The Pan American Health Organisation says coronavirus infections in North America have been climbing for the past seven weeks.
We’ve been in a pandemic for two years, yet when my husband tested positive to COVID it was still a shock.
Eric Clapton says he has tested positive for the coronavirus and cancelled two European gigs.
More Perth hospitals have experienced code yellows in the past 24 hours, signalling further worries for WA’s crumbling health system.
WA’s COVID contact tracing system contained a ‘number of significant weaknesses’ that could have compromised the personal and medical information of tens of thousands of West Australians.
WA’s NAPLAN testing regime has been thrown into chaos because so many kids have been absent with COVID-19, forcing education authorities to make a big change.
Waning vaccine efficacy and the approach of winter will play a role in the McGowan Government’s decision-making over COVID – although the Premier again reiterated he did not want to reintroduce restrictions.
Tasmania is lifting its remaining coronavirus density and capacity limits from this weekend, Premier Jeremy Rockliff has announced.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern appeared in parliament via videolink on Wednesday after catching COVID-19 on the weekend.
WA’s reported COVID infections grew to 16,253 on Wednesday but the number of active cases declined slightly for the second consecutive day.
On Wednesday, health officials reported 32 COVID-19 deaths and 9570 new cases in New Zealand.
Australia needs to ‘move on’ from the pandemic and bringing back restrictions to slow the outbreak would ‘crush their dreams’, Scott Morrison has said after a record 14 West Australians died with COVID.
Vaccinated travellers to Indonesia - including WA’s favourite overseas holiday destination Bali - will no longer be required to present a negative COVID-19 test upon entering the country.
Victoria's Burnet Institute has partnered with Moderna to develop new vaccines for diseases such as malaria and hepatitis C.
Leader Kim Jong-un has complained of North Korean officials' "immature" efforts against the country's worsening COVID-19 outbreak.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo says people will no longer have to wear face masks when outside as coronavirus case numbers in the country dip.
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