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Covid death of Sydney man Aude Alaskar, 27, prompts calls for young people to get vaccinated

  • Covid death of Sydney man Aude Alaskar, 27, prompts calls for young people to get vaccinatedForklift driver, who died at home 13 days into his isolation, is the youngest person to die of coronavirus in NSW since the start of the pandemicFollow our live blog for the latest Covid updatesNSW Covid update: Sydney man in his 20s dies as local cases climb to 233NSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing The death of

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COVID-19: Who will get a booster coronavirus vaccine first - and when?

The UK government plans to give booster COVID-19 jabs to the most vulnerable groups from September.
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  • Sky News

    COVID-19: More than a million teenagers aged 16 and 17 to be offered coronavirus vaccine

    The vaccine is already available to children aged 12 and over if their health leaves them at higher risk, or if they live with an immunosuppressed person. The change in policy was first hinted at by the Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday. "I am hoping for - possibly veering towards expecting - updated advice from the JCVI in the next day or so."

  • The Guardian

    Qld Covid-19 exposure sites: full list of Queensland coronavirus hotspots and case location alerts

    Qld Covid-19 exposure sites: full list of Queensland coronavirus hotspots and case location alertsHere are the current coronavirus hotspots and Covid-19 public exposure sites in Queensland and what to do if you’ve visited them.Queensland Covid restrictions explainedFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesOther hotspots: NSW map; Vic list; SAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Covid Qld: check the full list of the latest public health exposure s

  • The Guardian

    Latest NSW Health Covid exposure sites: full list and map of Sydney hotspots and regional coronavirus case locations

    Latest NSW Health Covid exposure sites: full list and map of Sydney hotspots and regional coronavirus case locations. Here are the current coronavirus hotspots and Covid-19 public exposure sites in Sydney and regional New South Wales, and what to do if you’ve visited them. Our analysis and map shows where Covid cases are increasing, and a live data update tracks the daily case numbers in NSW

  • The Guardian

    Victoria Covid-19 exposure sites: full list of Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus hotspots and case location alerts

    Victoria Covid-19 exposure sites: full list of Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus hotspots and case location alerts. Here are the current coronavirus hotspots and Tier 1, 2 and 3 Covid-19 public exposure site locations in Victoria and Melbourne, and what to do if you’ve visited them

  • Sky News

    COVID-19: Health workers face online abuse for encouraging vaccination

    Health organisations are calling for an end to the abuse aimed at doctors and nurses during the pandemic, especially from anti-vaxxers. A letter has been signed by groups including the Royal College of Midwives, Unison, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the NHS Confederation, the British Medical Association, and the Royal College of Nursing. It was prompted by online abuse directed at RCM chief executive Gill Walton after she encourag

  • Sky News

    COVID-19: Double-jabbed are half as likely to be infected with coronavirus, study finds

    People who have received both doses of a coronavirus vaccine are half as likely to be infected with COVID-19, according to a new study. Steven Riley, professor of infectious disease dynamics at Imperial College London, said the study showed that every person who gets vaccinated is "taking a decent chunk of potential transmission out of what may or may not happen in September". Researchers, after adjusting for various factors, found that vaccine effectiveness was 49% among people who said they

  • The Guardian

    Sydney Covid lockdown restrictions and update to regional NSW coronavirus rules explained

    Sydney Covid lockdown restrictions and update to regional NSW coronavirus rules explained. Covid restrictions extended for greater Sydney, with 8 LGAs in hard lockdown, including stricter mask rules and a 5km radius travel limit. Some restrictions have been eased with some construction to resume and a singles bubble introduced. Here’s the full list of what you can and can’t do in NSW

  • The Guardian

    Qld Covid restrictions and lockdown: Brisbane and regional Queensland coronavirus rules explained

    Qld Covid restrictions and lockdown: Brisbane and regional Queensland coronavirus rules explained. Queensland has announced a snap lockdown in 11 LGAs in south-east Qld. Here’s the full list of what you can and can’t do

  • The Guardian

    Victoria Covid restrictions: latest update to Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus rules explained

    Victoria Covid restrictions: latest update to Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus rules explainedAs Covid cases decrease in Melbourne, Victoria’s restrictions have been eased. Is there a travel radius limit? Is mask-wearing compulsory? Are home visits limited again? Here are the new rulesFull list of Vic and Melbourne exposure sites and hotspotsFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesOther restrictions: NSW; Qld; SA; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app;

  • Yahoo Life UK

    Long COVID rare in children: Just 4.4% endure symptoms four weeks post-coronavirus

    'It is reassuring the number of children experiencing long-lasting symptoms of COVID-19 symptoms is low.'

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