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Australia Covid live news update: Dan Andrews reveals Victoria roadmap; NSW reports 1,083 cases, 13 deaths; restrictions to ease in western Sydney

Victorian premier reveals roadmap out of lockdown as state records 507 new cases and one death; NSW records 1,083 cases and 13 deaths; ACT records 17 new cases; Gladys Berejiklian announces restrictions to ease in western Sydney LGAs ‘of concern’ and NSW pools to reopen; no new cases in Qld; 24 new cases in New Zealand. Follow updates liveCovid vaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases, trends and data trackerGet our free news app; Get our morning email briefing 3.53am BST Once Melbourne rea...
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Australia Covid live news update: NSW reports 1,083 cases, 13 deaths; restrictions to ease in western Sydney; Victoria records 507 cases, one death ahead of roadmap’s release

ACT records 17 new cases; NSW records 1,083 cases and 13 deaths; Gladys Berejiklian announces restrictions to ease in western Sydney LGAs ‘of concern’ and NSW pools to reopen; no new cases in Qld; Victoria records 507 new cases and one death; premier Dan Andrews to release Victoria’s roadmap out of lockdown; 24 new cases in New Zealand. Follow updates liveCovid vaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases, trends and data trackerGet our free news app; Get our morning email briefing 2.54am BST Go...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Brisbane, Victoria, Michael, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, Caitlin Cassidy, Dan Andrews


‘Heck of a ride’: SpaceX’s historic amateur astronauts splash down safely in Atlantic

The four-person crew thanked mission control as they splashed down in the AtlanticFour space tourists ended their trailblazing trip to orbit on Saturday with a splashdown in the Atlantic off the Florida coast.Their SpaceX capsule parachuted into the ocean just before sunset, not far from where their chartered flight began three days earlier. Continue reading...
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‘Heck of a ride’: SpaceX’s historic amateur astronauts splashdown safely in Atlantic

The four-person crew thanked mission control as they splashed down in the AtlanticFour space tourists ended their trailblazing trip to orbit on Saturday with a splashdown in the Atlantic off the Florida coast.Their SpaceX capsule parachuted into the ocean just before sunset, not far from where their chartered flight began three days earlier. Continue reading...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Florida, Science, US news, Atlantic


Australia Covid live news update: Victoria records 507 new cases and one death ahead of reopening roadmap release; pools to open across Sydney

Premier Dan Andrews is to release Victoria’s roadmap out of lockdown a day after protests in Melbourne, Sydney, Byron Bay and Brisbane. Follow updates liveCovid vaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases, trends and data trackerGet our free news app; Get our morning email briefing 11.54pm BST As we know, today’s the day Victoria will find out what life will look like beyond the 70% double vaccination mark.The premier, Daniel Andrews, has tried to manage expectations in the lead up to today, bu...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Victoria, Daniel Andrews, Australian Medical Association AMA, Dan Andrews, Coronavirus, Melbourne Sydney Byron Bay


‘Like nothing in my lifetime’: researchers race to unravel the mystery of Australia’s dying frogs

After asking for public help with their investigations, scientists have received thousands of reports and specimens of dead, shrivelled frogsIn the middle of Sydney’s lockdown, scientist Jodi Rowley has been retrieving frozen dead frogs from her doorstep.Occasionally one will arrive dried and shrivelled up in the post. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, Australia, Animals, Environment, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Jodi Rowley


Ministers told to bar EU from UK trial data in vaccines row

England’s deputy medical chief asked for data to be withheld unless British vaccine guinea pigs allowed to travel abroad• Coronavirus – latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverageEngland’s deputy chief medical officer asked ministers to withhold all UK clinical trial data from the EU if European countries continued to deny entry to British vaccine trial volunteers, the Observer can reveal.Jonathan Van-Tam made the extraordinary proposal after months of uncertainty for the 19,000 volunteers ...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, England, Science, Drugs, Eu, European Union, Society, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Novavax, Jonathan Van Tam


Nike and Amazon among brands advertising on Covid conspiracy sites

Household names may have unwittingly helped spread fake news, investigation revealsDozens of the world’s biggest brands, including Nike, Amazon, Ted Baker and Asos, have been advertising on websites that spread Covid-19 misinformation and conspiracy theories, it has emerged. The companies, as well as an NHS service, are among a string of household names whose ads appear to have helped fund websites that host false and outlandish claims, for example that powerful people secretly engineered the pa...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Science, Media, Internet, Advertising, Social Media, Nike, World news, Infectious Diseases, Digital Media, NHS, Asos, Ted Baker, Bureau of Investigative Journalism, Nike Amazon


A doctor from Oregon who said mask-wearing can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning got his medical license revoked

A Nepalese health worker in protective gear, ready to collect swab samples to test them for the coronavirus in Singh Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Narayan Maharjan/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Oregon Medical Board has revoked the license of a doctor who refused to wear a mask. Steven Arthur LaTulippe ran a family clinic and falsely told his patients mask-wearing could carbon monoxide poisoning. He told the board he would continue to refuse to follow COVID-19 guide...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Oregon, Masks, Trends, Latulippe, Coronavirus, Yelena Dzhanova, COVID-19, Oregon Medical Board, weekend BI US, Singh Durbar Kathmandu Nepal, Narayan Maharjan NurPhoto, Getty Images The Oregon Medical Board, Steven Arthur LaTulippe


Seven simple steps to sounder sleep

How I overcome my chronic insomnia with scienceEverything about our day impacts our sleep. How many minutes we spend outside, what and when we eat, what’s happening with our hormones, our habits, emotions, stress and thoughts – all this feeds into the sleep we end up with at night. All of which I was completely oblivious to when battling chronic insomnia for years on end.Sleep anxiety can create a very real and vicious circle. I would spend hours lying in bed, increasingly wired, anxious and exh...
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A meteorologist was fired from his TV station after 33 years at the job because he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Karl Bohnak, a meteorologist who spent 33 years at NBC affiliate WLUC, has been fired. He said the television station fired him because he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine. "I have authority over my body," Bohnak wrote in a Facebook post announcing his termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. A meteorologist who spent more than 30 years working at a Michigan TV station has been fired after he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine. E...
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The companies polluting the planet have spent millions to make you think carpooling and recycling will save us

Marianne Ayala/Insider Plastics companies spent millions to kickstart recycling programs, and it helped them avoid bans. Decades later, fossil-fuel interests spend millions to promote carpooling and reducing energy use. Activists and researchers say this individual-action narrative distracts from the biggest polluters. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ben Franta is trying to collect every climate-related ad the oil and gas industry has ever produced.Franta, who is pursuing...
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People with chronic conditions among most at risk from Covid even after jabs

Research finds those with Down’s syndrome, Parkinson’s and other conditions may benefit from booster doseCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePeople living with chronic conditions such as Down’s syndrome and dementia remain among the most vulnerable to Covid-19 even after vaccination, research has found.The study, based on data from more than 6.9 million vaccinated adults, 5.2 million of whom had received both doses, found that being vaccinated offers powerful protection a...
Tags: Health, Science, UK News, Dementia, Vaccines and immunisation, Parkinson's Disease, Down's Syndrome, Coronavirus


Australia Covid live news update: Victoria police and anti-lockdown protesters in violent clashes after 535 new cases; NSW reports 1,331 cases and ACT 15

One new case in Queensland as Melbourne CBD turned into no-go zone and Sydney sees a heavy police presence. Follow liveNew Doherty modelling advises ‘medium’ Covid restrictions until 80% vaccination target reachedYouth corrections officer dies from CovidCovid vaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases, trends and data trackerGet our free news app; get our morning email briefing 5.14am BST Sydney anti-lockdown protests appear to have been largely thwarted by NSW police. ABC reports that a handf...
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