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Coronavirus live news: Social gathering banned in Los Angeles and infections rise by 21,000 in Germany

US surpasses 13m Covid cases as experts urge caution over Thanksgiving weekend; South Australia records two new cases; and Italy to ease measures in five regionsHospitals in England told to prepare for vaccine rollout in 10 days’ timeHow an anti-lockdown ‘truthpaper’ bypasses online factcheckersCovid-19 infections ‘could easily double’ over Christmas, Sage experts say 6.09am GMT This coronavirus blog has been paused for the time being. You can read all our latest coverage of the pandemic her...
Tags: England, Science, Germany, India, US, Los Angeles, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, South Australia, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: Social gathering banned in Los Angeles as infections rise by 21,000 in Germany

US surpasses 13m Covid cases as experts urge caution over Thanksgiving weekend; South Australia records two new cases; and Italy to ease measures in five regionsHospitals in England told to prepare for vaccine rollout in 10 days’ timeHow an anti-lockdown ‘truthpaper’ bypasses online factcheckersCovid-19 infections ‘could easily double’ over Christmas, Sage experts say 6.09am GMT This coronavirus blog has been paused for the time being. You can read all our latest coverage of the pandemic her...
Tags: England, Science, Germany, India, US, Los Angeles, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, South Australia, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live: UK lab-confirmed cases pass 1.5m; Gaza's clinics could soon be overwhelmed

Infections up in UK by more than 18,000 on Sunday; warning over Gaza Strip infections; G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccinesDonald Trump appears to admit Covid is ‘running wild’ in the USUS CDC advises against all cruise ship travelDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS coronavirus cases near 200,000 a day Australia finds nasal spray which could fight CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.59pm GMT The number of coronavirus cases in the UK confirmed in laborator...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Australia, White House, US, World news, Australia news, Joe Biden, Infectious Diseases, Gaza, South Australia, Gaza Strip, Ron Klain, Coronavirus, USUS CDC


Coronavirus live: Gaza's clinics could soon be overwhelmed; France plans to ease restrictions

Warning over Gaza Strip infections; G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines; FDA issues emergency use authorisation for RegeneronDonald Trump appears to admit Covid is ‘running wild’ in the USUS CDC advises against all cruise ship travelDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS coronavirus cases near 200,000 a day Australia finds nasal spray which could fight CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.18pm GMT Mink infected with coronavirus have been found at a farm in t...
Tags: Europe, England, Science, Australia, France, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Gaza, Netherlands, Denmark, Fda, South Australia, Gaza Strip, Loire, Sweden Greece


Coronavirus live news: US grants Regeneron emergency use approval; Victoria eases mask requirements

G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines; Victoria lifts outdoor mask requirements; FDA issues emergency use authorisation for RegeneronDonald Trump appears to admit Covid is ‘running wild’ in the USUS CDC advises against all cruise ship travelDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS coronavirus cases near 200,000 a day Australia finds nasal spray which could fight CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.18am GMT As Victoria marked its 23rd consecutive day of no new C...
Tags: Science, Australia, US, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Fda, Victoria, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Regeneron, Coronavirus, COVID, RegeneronDonald Trump, USUS CDC, 04am GMT Guitar Center Inc


Coronavirus live news: Americans warned not to take cruises; New South Wales-Victoria border to reopen Sunday night

G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines; Victoria lifts outdoor mask requirements; Adelaide emerges from lockdown; NSW-Victoria state border reopens at midnight on Sunday after three monthsUS CDC advises against all cruise ship travelDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS coronavirus cases near 200,000 a day as catastrophic crisis hits new heightsAustralia finds nasal spray which could fight CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.26am GMT US president Donald Trump ...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Saudi Arabia, US, G20, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Adelaide, Victoria, South Australia, Donald Trump, Reuters, NSW Victoria, Fake News


Coronavirus live news: Victoria eases restrictions as Adelaide emerges from lockdown and UK records 341 more deaths

In Australia, Adelaide residents emerge from several days of strict lockdown and Victoria is poised for final steps out of restrictions; UK records 341 deaths within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19; G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines. Follow latest updatesDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS records highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since MayAustralia funds Nasal spray which could fight Covid See all our coronavirus coverage 12.29am GMT Hi, ...
Tags: UK, Science, World news, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Adelaide, Victoria, South Australia, Helen Sullivan, Australia Adelaide, Coronavirus, COVID


Coronavirus live news: Adelaide emerges from lockdown; UK records 341 more deaths; G20 vaccine pledge

In Australia, Adelaide residents emerge from several days of strict lockdown and Victoria is poised for final steps out of restrictions; UK records 341 deaths within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19; G20 leaders agree to fund fair distribution of vaccines. Follow latest updatesDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS records highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since MayAustralia funds Nasal spray which could fight Covid See all our coronavirus coverage 11.27pm GMT In t...
Tags: UK, Texas, Science, World news, Australia news, Ap, United States, Infectious Diseases, Adelaide, Victoria, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, El Paso, Texas National Guard, Australia Adelaide, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: UK records 341 more deaths; Russia reports record new cases and deaths

Donald Trump Jr tests positive for Covid; South Australia lockdown to end at midnight on Saturday; global cases pass 57.5m. Follow latest updatesDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS records highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since MayNHS could start using vaccine next month, says HancockTrials to begin in UK for antibody cocktail drug treatmentSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.27pm GMT Turkey on Saturday reported its highest daily number of new coronavirus patients since...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Russia, World news, Turkey, Infectious Diseases, South Australia, Donald Trump Jr, GMT Labour, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: Tokyo reports record daily cases as Mexico deaths pass 100,000

Donald Trump Jr tests positive for Covid; South Australia lockdown to end at midnight on Saturday; global cases pass 57.5m. Follow latest updatesDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS records highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since MayNHS could start using vaccine next month, says HancockTrials to begin in UK for antibody cocktail drug treatmentSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.16am GMT The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, is set to receive an Emmy award for his corona...
Tags: UK, New York, Science, Mexico, World news, Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Andrew Cuomo, South Australia, Cuomo, Donald Trump Jr, Coronavirus, COVID


Coronavirus live news: Brazil passes 6m cases as South Australia reports new case

Donald Trump Jr tests positive for Covid; South Australia rejects ‘stuff-up’ after pizza worker’s lie; German doctor arrested on suspicion of killing two Covid patients. Follow latest updatesDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS records highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since MayNHS could start using vaccine next month, says HancockTrials to begin in UK for antibody cocktail drug treatmentSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.27am GMT It’s beginning to look a lot like a Covi...
Tags: UK, Science, Germany, World news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Santa, South Australia, Johns Hopkins University, RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil Brazil, Donald Trump Jr, Robert Koch Institute, Lisa Cox, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: Brazil passes 6m cases as South Australia reports new case

Donald Trump Jr tests positive for Covid; South Australia makes pizza worker scapegoat for failures; German doctor arrested on suspicion of killing two Covid patients. Follow latest updates 1.13am GMT The coronavirus pandemic and Victoria’s 112-day lockdown has decimated the Australian state’s coffers, with treasurer Tim Pallas expected to outline a $23.3bn deficit and more than $150bn in net debt in Tuesday’s budget.AAP reports: But it is not all bad news, with the budget also expected to i...
Tags: Science, World news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Victoria, South Australia, Andrews, Donald Trump Jr, Tim Pallas, Coronavirus


Mexico deaths pass 100,000 as fragments found in Victorian sewage

Obrador rejects criticism as political attacks; Canada fears big rise in cases could overwhelm hospitals; Italy records 37,242 new casesGerman doctor arrested on suspicion of killing two Covid patientsTech giants join with governments to fight Covid misinformationUS records highest number of Covid deaths since MaySouth Australia premier fuming over pizza lie that put state in lockdownCalifornia enacts curfew for majority of state’s 40m residents 1.10am GMT This blog is now closed. Follow our...
Tags: Europe, Science, Mexico, UK News, World news, US news, Canada, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy, South Australia, Marshall, Obrador, Coronavirus, MaySouth Australia


Coronavirus live news: Donald Trump Jr tests positive as Mexico deaths pass 100,000

Obrador rejects criticism as political attacks; Canada fears big rise in cases could overwhelm hospitals; Italy records 37,242 new casesGerman doctor arrested on suspicion of killing two Covid patientsTech giants join with governments to fight Covid misinformationUS records highest number of Covid deaths since MaySouth Australia premier fuming over pizza lie that put state in lockdownCalifornia enacts curfew for majority of state’s 40m residents 12.25am GMT NSW has recorded another day of no...
Tags: Europe, Science, Mexico, UK News, World news, US news, Canada, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy, South Australia, Grant Stevens, Donald Trump Jr, Woodville, Obrador, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: India passes 9m cases; EU 'to pay $10bn for vaccines'

Bloc will buy 425m doses of treatments from Pfizer/BioNTech and CureVac; US has recorded 1m cases in past week; Russia and Japan on ‘maximum alert’California enacts coronavirus curfew for majority of state’s 40m residents One death from Covid every 17 seconds in Europe‘Massive headache’: European leaders put off Christmas decisionsBrexit trade talks suspended after negotiator’s Covid infectionOxford Covid scientists cast doubt on Christmas vaccine availability 6.33am GMT Almost a million peo...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Science, Australia, California, China, Russia, India, US, Eu, UK News, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Adelaide


Coronavirus live news: US doctors urge Trump to share Covid data; record cases in Tokyo

Medical establishment says cooperation can save lives; UK pressed to open transatlantic travel corridors; South Australia locks down for 6 daysRepublican senator Chuck Grassley tests positiveTrump administration has ‘checked out’ as Covid-19 surges, experts sayUK urged to open up transatlantic corridors as ‘Covid-free’ flight arrivesUK police can resume issuing instant £10,000 Covid fines 6.24am GMT Almost half of the headteachers in England are considering quitting their jobs after the pand...
Tags: UK, England, Science, US, World news, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Chuck Grassley, Adelaide, Guardian, Tokyo, South Australia, Trump, National Association of Head Teachers, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: US doctors urge Trump to share Covid data; airlines offer testing

Medical establishment says cooperation can save lives; UK pressed to open transatlantic travel corridors; South Australia locks down for 6 daysRepublican senator Chuck Grassley tests positiveTrump administration has ‘checked out’ as Covid-19 surges, experts sayUK urged to open up transatlantic corridors as ‘Covid-free’ flight arrivesUK police can resume issuing instant £10,000 Covid fines 5.19am GMT Regulators in the US have given the go ahead for the emergency use of the first rapid coronav...
Tags: UK, Science, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Chuck Grassley, South Australia, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, EUA, Coronavirus


Joe Biden just announced his NASA transition team. Here's what space policy might look like under the new administration.

President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks at in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 10, 2020. ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden named the members of his NASA transition team on Tuesday. Ellen Stofan, a former NASA chief scientist, will chair the team, which also includes an astrophysicist and a climate researcher. Biden will likely push back the timeline of NASA's Artemis moon mission, extend funding for the International Space Station, and direct more resources ba...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Politics, Texas, Science, Obama, Congress, Climate Change, Senate, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Nasa, Earth, Policy


Human activity has made Murray estuary more vulnerable to drought

In drought prone Australia, it's largest river, the Murray is known to suffer acidification in its estuary in South Australia. For the first time a study has married geomorphology and environmental chemistry to gain a better understanding of how the lakes formed - and how they should be managed.
Tags: Science, Australia, South Australia, Murray


Space oddity: Australia launches 35kg commercial rocket into atmosphere

Dart rocket, which is just 3.4m long, is part of Australia’s $7bn investment in space technologiesA small commercial rocket has been launched from Australia to the edge of space for the first time.The Dart rocket, carrying an air force radio prototype, was launched from the Koonibba rocket range in South Australia on Saturday. Continue reading...
Tags: Space, Science, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, South Australia, Koonibba


29,000 years of Aboriginal history

The known timeline of the Aboriginal occupation of South Australia's Riverland region has been vastly extended by new research led by Flinders University in collaboration with the River Murray and Mallee Aboriginal Corporation (RMMAC). Radiocarbon dating of shell middens - remnants of meals eaten long ago - capture a record of Aboriginal occupation that extends to around 29,000 years, confirming the location as one of the oldest sites along the 2500km river to become the oldest River Murray Indi...
Tags: Science, South Australia, Murray, Flinders University, Riverland, Mallee Aboriginal Corporation RMMAC


Coronavirus live news: record new cases in India as Australian state of Victoria closes border

New South Wales-Victoria border closed for first time in 100 years; Iran sees highest daily deaths; Spain puts part of Galicia back into lockdown. Follow the latest updatesIndia confirms record new casesTexas mayors warn of ‘serious trouble’ as cases surge across USGlobal report: second local lockdown in Spain; second wave in IsraelSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.22am BST Residents in nine housing towers now in hard lockdown in Melbourne say they have been forced to establish their own su...
Tags: Science, India, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Infectious Diseases, Galicia, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, South Australia, North Melbourne, New South Wales Victoria


Flying foxes in SA exposed to zoonotic viruses

University of Adelaide researchers have found that South Australia's population of Grey-headed flying foxes, which took up residence in 2010, has been exposed to a number of viruses, including Hendra virus that can be transmitted to humans via horses. But they have not found evidence of exposure to Australian bat lyssavirus.
Tags: Science, South Australia, Grey, University of Adelaide, Hendra


'Mother Nature Putting on a Show': Strong Winds Send Waves Over Cliffs in Western Australia

Damaging winds whipped up massive swells off the southern coast of Western Australia, with waves seen bursting above the sea cliffs near Albany on May 6.Abnormally high tides and dangerous surf conditions were forecast for most of the state’s south coast by the Bureau of Meteorology. Wind gusts as powerful as 76 km/h were observed in Albany on the Wednesday.The wild weather was wrought on the state by a cold front, which was predicted to move east into South Australia, bringing damaging winds an...
Tags: Science, News, Adelaide, South Australia, Western Australia, Albany, Bureau of Meteorology Wind, Tordirrup National Park


Fossil hunters find evidence of 555m-year-old human relative

Ikaria wariootia is half the size of a grain of rice and an early example of a bilateral organism It might not show much of a family resemblance but fossil hunters say a newly discovered creature, that looks like a teardrop-shaped jellybean and is about half the size of a grain of rice, is an early relative of humans and a vast array of other animals.The team discovered the fossils in rocks in the outback of South Australia that are thought to be at least 555m years old. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, Biology, UK News, World news, Australia news, Evolution, University of Cambridge, South Australia, Fossils, Ikaria


Coronavirus latest updates: Australia modelling plans from 'benign' to 'worst-case' scenario with millions infected

Germany labels outbreak a pandemic as cases spread across Europe as UK sees highest daily increase. Follow live newsFull story: Italy orders closure of all schools and universitiesCoronavirus epidemic in UK is likely, says chief medical officerIMF and World Banks to do ‘whatever is needed’White House’s ‘muzzled’ messaging is dangerous, experts sayEmergency coronavirus talks held on possibility of parliament closingShare your experiences 4.20am GMT An Australian newspaper has printed extra pa...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Australia, White House, Germany, India, UK News, World news, Medical Research, South and Central Asia, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, James Bond, South Australia


The fantastical Adelaide Fringe

From sky-high acrobatics to sultry-sequined burlesque, Adelaide's annual Fringe festival has long been transforming the city into an eclectic and vibrant hive of activity, attracting millions of visitors and directing millions of dollars into the South Australian economy. Yet, beyond the economics, new research shows that the Adelaide Fringe also plays a crucial role in building the State's social capital, a factor which is helping to combat South Australia's 'brain drain.'
Tags: Science, Adelaide, South Australia, Adelaide Fringe


Old Irish 'clachan' found in South Australia

The oldest known Australian example of a communal type of Irish settlement has been 'unearthed' in a dusty paddock in rural South Australia. An extensive geophysical study of the Baker's Flat Irish settlement site near Kapunda has found the first -- and possibly largest -- clachan in Australia, says Flinders archaeologist Susan Arthure.
Tags: Science, Australia, South Australia, Flinders, Kapunda


Threat has ended for areas in Australia devastated by catastrophic wildfires

Seven words captured the continued joy being felt by those fighting fires in the Australian state of New South Wales as days of rain continued to pour down on the wildfire-embattled areas."The good news just keeps rolling in!" the New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) tweeted Tuesday. The NSW RFS noted that a fire that had been burning for 210 days had been declared out.That was on top of a previous report that drenching rains across NSW had extinguished 30 fires, including the Gospers Mo...
Tags: Science, Australia, Indiana, Bbc, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, South Australia, Accuweather, Reuters, NSW, Leister, Eric Leister, DirecTV Frontier, Snowy Valley


Koala Mittens and Baby Bottles: Saving Australia's Animals After Fires

WATERHOLES, Australia -- The convoy of vehicles fleeing a raging inferno in the forest of southeastern Australia ferried a copious cargo: 11 koalas, 15 kangaroos, five chickens, two possums, two dogs and a lorikeet.Susan Pulis, who runs a wildlife shelter, had rallied her friends to pack the animals in blankets and baskets and take them to safety on the coast. One friend gutted her downstairs bedroom to house five of the kangaroos. Pulis has kept the youngest joeys in quilt pouches in another...
Tags: Science, Australia, New York Times, Farmers, Netherlands, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, Victoria, South Australia, Kangaroo Island, Curtin University, Nicholson, Pulis, Dixon, Flinders University



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