'Entirely possible' vaccine could be developed by year's end | Sky News Australia

4/05/2020 6:33:00 AM

A Senior Coalition Minister has revealed a coronavirus vaccine could be developed by the year's end with two options being tested by Australian scientists.

A Senior Coalition Minister has revealed a coronavirus vaccine could be developed by the year's end with two options being tested by Australian scientists.

Science and Technology Minister Karen Andrews says it is “entirely possible” for a COVID-19 vaccine to be developed by the end of this year at the earliest.\n\nMs Andrews told reporters on Monday two vaccines — one from the US and one from the UK — are have been fast-tracked for testing by the CSIRO. \n\nBut she stressed it could be at least fifteen months before the vaccine is made available and urged the community to take “baby steps” as restrictions are eased. \n\n“Until we have a vaccine, life is not going to return to normal. So whilst we have seen easing of restrictions, particularly over the last weekend, we still have a long way to go and it’s important that we all take baby steps,” Ms Andrews said.

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Ms Andrews told reporters on Monday two vaccines — one from the US and one from the UK — are have been fast-tracked for testing by the CSIRO.But she stressed it could be at least fifteen months before the vaccine is made available and urged the community to take “baby steps” as restrictions are eased.He warned service stations he would cap their retail margins — the difference between the wholesale and bowser price — if prices remained above $1 per litre after the weekend.“Until we have a vaccine, life is not going to return to normal.Favourite.So whilst we have seen easing of restrictions, particularly over the last weekend, we still have a long way to go and it’s important that we all take baby steps,” Ms Andrews said.Unleaded petrol at most major Canberra service stations this morning was selling for between 101.Favourite."I think May will basically tell you what is likely to happen with regards to the overall economic impacts finally coming through to earnings.

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Test it out on the ABC crowd Test it out on the neurotic ABC crowd Maybe it will calm them down How much does this minister know about science? Australia is more resourceful than this. We should be able to do it quicker than that. Are we supplying other countries rather than looking after ourselves first

It's a great goal. Realistically, I think there is about zero chance of it happening Where did all the flu cases disappear to in America. There is a report coming out that the figures have been manipulated. The whole world economy has been duped. And Australia is keeping the shutdown going on numbers that do not justify it. Every business will be destroyed

I’ll stick with disinfectant No way I’m having a rushed through vaccine Why cant you use hydroxchlorquine, azithromycin and zinc. They used it in a nursing home in America and all if the elderly patients recovered. It is very affordable We don’t want t your vaccines

Canberra petrol prices about $1 per litre after Chief Minister Andrew Barr threatens to cap profit margins - ABC NewsPetrol prices are down significantly, after ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr threatened to cap profit margins. But some petrol stations still have a few cents to fall before they meet the $1 per litre target. He should have started fining them straight away. This is going on all over the country yet the ACCC do nothing. Currently 25 cents a litre in the US. Orderly marketing—the only way in future

Shift from China supply chain 'inevitable' for Australia | Sky News AustraliaThe government says a shift away from Chinese manufacturing is inevitable as Australia begins to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.\n\nIndustry Minister Karen Andrews said the COVID-19 crisis has given Australia the chance to boost its manufacturing sector which will increase sovereign capabilities and help the economy recover.\n\nAustralia could soon begin making high tech devices, medical supplies, pharmaceuticals and food products as the nation begins to shift away from Chinese supply chains.\n This may be a big boost for India. ChinaLiedAndPeopleDied Awesome

Australia about to experience a 'very sharp, strong recession' | Sky News AustraliaAustralia is about to find out 'what it is like to have a proper recession,' according to InvestSMART chief economist Evan Lucas.\n\nAustralia's domestic market slumped five per cent on Friday to finish the session at 5,245.90 points.\n\nMr Lucas said the sharp-sell off is a sign the strong results on the ASX in April was a 'false dawn.'\n\n'What we normally see in stereotypical bear markets, which I think we are absolutely in, we see bull runs,' he said.\n\n'I think May will basically tell you what is likely to happen with regards to the overall economic impacts finally coming through to earnings.\n\n'Bank earnings are telling us this is going to be a very, very sharp strong recession and very much something we haven't actually ever experienced in Australia.\n\n'We got through the (2008) GFC much better than most other nations and I think we are about to find out exactly what it is like to have a proper recession.'\n InvestSMART_AU EvanLucas_INV Enough with your sensational fake news. InvestSMART_AU EvanLucas_INV Try 'depression'. And don't blame it on some boogeyman 'virus' aka exosomes. Blame it on treasonous, parasitic-politicians and their central banking paymasters. Plandemic Scamdemic Event201 ControlledEconomicDemolition GovernmentIsTheVirus Agenda2030 InvestSMART_AU EvanLucas_INV Looks like the tax breaks for billionaires and conglomerates was an unmitigated disaster.

South Australia appoints committee to navigate exit strategy | Sky News AustraliaSouth Australia has appointed a transition committee to navigate the state’s exit from the coronavirus emergency.\n\nThe committee is made up of the police commissioner, the chief public health officer, and the chief executives of the premier, health, treasury and trade departments.\n\nPremier Steven Marshall said the exit plan will come by the end of the week as some restrictions could be lifted as soon as Friday. Yes throw more money around that you don’t have No Govt then in Australia either.

NRL clubs prepare for training restart | Sky News AustraliaNRL clubs will take part in a biosecurity information briefing before training resumes on Tuesday ahead of the season relaunch on May 28.\n\nThere will be an initial ban on contact drills - including tackling - and teams will be limited to groups of 10 or less.\n\nRandom checks will occur to ensure players are adhering to strict coronavirus guidelines.\n\nThe New Zealand Warriors flew into Tamworth on Sunday night, where they will isolate for 14 days while the Melbourne Storm were forced to relocate to Albury after their request to train was rejected by the Victorian government.\n\n'We know there are other NRL clubs seeking to come into NSW to train from other states and territories,' NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller said.\n\n'This is all about employment and the NRL were not the first group to come forward - Clubs NSW and the CHA were in contact trying to get their pubs and clubs open again.'\n\nImage: News Corp Australia Yes, just in case they catch a cold; and if they do; they will be held ransom ! Biosecurity, information, acting responsibly ........we are talking about NRL players (dumber than dog shit).

Govt dismisses $20bn call to support temporary visa holders | Sky News AustraliaPopulation Minister Alan Tudge has downplayed calls from Labor to provide support payments to temporary visa holders out of a job. \n\nMr Tudge said the government would not extend the JobKeeper and JobSeeker benefits to the group because it would cost the budget bottom line an additional $20 billion. \n\n“Our position is we reserve welfare and we reserve job keeper payment to Australians and permanent residents because we are deliberately prioritising them and we are maintaining that expectation that people who come into the country on a temporary basis are able to look after themselves and if they cannot, they are able to return home,” he said. \n\nHe also flagged forecasts show Australia will experience an 85 per cent reduction in the immigration intake in the 2020-21 financial year due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.\n No way!!!! Tax payers money is to help Australians in need. If visa holders can’t afford to stay here then go home so their families and their Countries to look after them. So let visitors who are stranded here starve? That's a good way to lose tourism Absolutely not !!!!!! We need to save our money for Australian citizens