Serious failures in WHO and global response
The Covid-19 pandemic was preventable, an independent review panel has said.
May 13, 2021 7:21 am
Hundreds maybe exposed on train after AFL
The Australian Football League has contacted more than 50,000 fans who attended Friday’s Richmond- Geelong match, amid fears hundreds may have been exposed to COVID-19 on the train.
May 12, 2021 5:11 pm
Don’t underestimate situations: Fauci
America’s top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci says India is in such “dire straits” because it made the “incorrect assumption” that they were finished with the COVID-19 and opened up prematurely.
May 12, 2021 1:53 pm
Children and teacher killed in Russia school shooting
Seven children and two adults have been killed in a shooting at a school in the Russian city of Kazan, officials say.
May 12, 2021 8:26 am
Dozens more bodies wash up on Ganges river bank
Dozens more bodies have washed up on the banks of the Ganges in northern India as the country struggles with a second Covid wave.
May 12, 2021 7:24 am
Rockets target Tel Aviv after Gaza tower destroyed
Palestinian militants say they fired 130 missiles at the Israeli city of Tel Aviv after an Israeli air strike felled a tower block in the Gaza Strip.
May 12, 2021 6:25 am
Jerusalem crisis: Pleas for calm as violence escalates
Countries worldwide have appealed for calm after days of unrest spiralled into retaliatory attacks by Israel and Palestinians.
May 11, 2021 3:09 pm
Pfizer vaccine authorised by US FDA for adolescents
The US has authorised the Pfizer vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds as the US pushes to get the shot into more Americans’ arms.
May 11, 2021 10:28 am
Dozens of bodies wash up on banks of Ganges river
The bodies of at least 40 people have washed up on the banks of the Ganges river in northern India, officials say.
May 11, 2021 7:20 am
Deadly air strikes hit Gaza after rocket attacks
Israel has launched air strikes against militant targets in the Gaza Strip, after rockets were fired from the territory towards Jerusalem.
May 11, 2021 6:21 am
NZ: At least four injured in supermarket stabbing
At least four people have been injured, three of whom are now in critical condition, after a stabbing attack at a New Zealand supermarket.
May 10, 2021 9:41 pm
Kumbh Mela pilgrims turn into super-spreaders
When millions of devout Hindus gathered last month in the Himalayan town of Haridwar, many feared that it would turn out to be a “super-spreader event”.