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Has COVID Cost Australia Its Love for Freedom?

In Sydney, residents are approaching their 14th week of lockdown. The working-class areas with the highest infection rates have faced a heavy police presence, and, until recently, a 9 pm curfew and just an hour of outdoor exercise per day.

24/9/2021 5:30:00 AM

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Melbourne COVID-19 cases linger near record levels as Australia hits vaccine milestone

Melbourne COVID-19 cases linger near record levels as Australia hits vaccine milestone

24/9/2021 3:50:00 AM

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2 women aged 93 and 71 die of Covid-19 complications; death toll reaches 70

Covid-19: 2 women aged 93 and 71 die of Covid-19 complications; death toll reaches 70

23/9/2021 6:05:00 PM

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US authorises Pfizer Covid booster for the elderly and high-risk

US authorises Pfizer Covid booster for the elderly and high-risk

23/9/2021 9:01:00 AM

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Thai monks bring groceries to the poor as COVID-19 pandemic hits incomes

Thai monks bring grocery store to the poor as COVID-19 pandemic hits incomes

22/9/2021 6:47:00 AM

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Havelock Road gourmet grocer Bootle’s is closing down, another victim of COVID-19

Havelock Road gourmet grocer Bootle’s is closing down, another victim of COVID-19

22/9/2021 6:41:00 AM

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Brazil's health minister tests positive for COVID-19 in New York City

Brazil's health minister tests positive for COVID-19 in New York City

22/9/2021 6:17:00 AM

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Home recovery for fully vaccinated COVID patients aged 12-69: MOH

From Saturday (18 September), home recovery will be the default for fully vaccinated COVID-19 patients aged 12-69.

17/9/2021 12:52:00 PM

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'It's So Much Worse This Time,' Exhausted ICU Nurse Says Of Current COVID-19 Surge

“I don’t know what to say that will make people listen to us, to take the basic steps such as masks and vaccination that could be our way out of this nightmare.'

17/9/2021 11:00:00 AM

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Sydney pilots COVID-19 home quarantine as Australia looks to reopen border

Sydney pilots COVID-19 home quarantine as Australia looks to reopen border

17/9/2021 8:07:00 AM

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Pope urges COVID inoculations, says vaccines are humanity's friends

Pope Francis said he was puzzled why so many people, including some cardinals in Roman Catholic Church hierarchy, have refused to get inoculated against COVID-19.

16/9/2021 6:00:00 PM

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China fully vaccinates more than 1 billion people against Covid-19

16/9/2021 5:31:00 PM

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China fully vaccinates more than 1 billion people against COVID-19

China fully vaccinates more than 1 billion people against COVID-19

16/9/2021 1:45:00 PM

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Moderna says Covid-19 vaccine protection wanes, makes case for booster

Moderna says Covid-19 vaccine protection wanes, makes case for booster

16/9/2021 6:46:00 AM

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Melbourne readies for anti-lockdown protest as COVID-19 cases surge

Melbourne readies for anti-lockdown protest as COVID-19 cases surge

16/9/2021 5:29:00 AM

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China has fully vaccinated 91% of students aged 12-17 against COVID - state media

China began vaccinating students aged 12-17 in July.

16/9/2021 3:00:00 AM

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Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine protection wanes, makes case for booster

Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine protection wanes, makes case for booster

16/9/2021 2:53:00 AM

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COVID-19 cases surge in North America, decline in South America, says health agency

COVID-19 cases surge in North America, decline in South America, says health agency

15/9/2021 8:11:00 PM

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Covid-19: 804 new locally transmitted cases; 2 more clusters discovered at nursing homes

15/9/2021 7:13:00 PM

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804 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in Singapore, 2 nursing homes among new clusters

Singapore reports 804 new local COVID19 cases; nursing homes in Simei and West Coast among new clusters

15/9/2021 6:41:00 PM

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Sinovac to supply Singapore with additional 101,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Sinovac to supply Singapore with additional 101,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine

15/9/2021 1:50:00 PM

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Australia sees 13per cent rise in cyber crime reports as COVID-19 pushes more people online

Australia sees 13per cent rise in cyber crime reports as COVID-19 pushes more people online

15/9/2021 4:28:00 AM

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Extreme weather will cost US more than US$100 billion this year: Biden

Extreme weather will cost US more than US$100 billion this year: Biden

15/9/2021 3:05:00 AM

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COMMENT: What is the road ahead for weary Singapore amid COVID?

Assistant news editor Nicholas Yong argues that the MTF must stop sending mixed message and stick to its plan.

15/9/2021 3:00:00 AM

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US approaching Delta wave peak but virus expected to become endemic

In the US, more than 1,800 people are still dying a day, and over 100,000 remain hospitalised with severe COVID-19.

15/9/2021 2:51:00 AM

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Commentary: The Delta variant has upended the East Asia COVID-19 model

Commentary: The Delta variant has upended the East Asia COVID-19 model

15/9/2021 1:14:00 AM

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White House encouraging state, local COVID-19 vaccine mandates

White House encouraging state, local COVID-19 vaccine mandates

15/9/2021 12:55:00 AM

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Yum China warns quarterly profit to take over 50per cent hit due to Delta variant

Yum China third-quarter profit to take up to 60per cent hit as Delta variant slams sales

15/9/2021 12:31:00 AM

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Football: Poor discipline cost us, says Man United boss Solskjaer

Football: Poor discipline cost us, says Man United boss Solskjaer

14/9/2021 11:30:00 PM

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China Aug air passenger traffic down 51.5per cent y/y due to COVID-19 outbreaks

China Aug air passenger traffic down 51.5per cent y/y due to COVID-19 outbreaks

14/9/2021 8:56:00 PM

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Covid-19: New cases reach 837, newly reported clusters at All Saints Home in Jurong and dormitory in Tuas

Covid-19: New cases reach 837, newly reported clusters at All Saints Home in Jurong and dormitory in Tuas

14/9/2021 7:43:00 PM

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837 new COVID cases in S'pore; new Tuas Ave 10 dorm cluster

JUST IN: 837 new COVID cases in Singapore; new Tuas dorm cluster

14/9/2021 6:52:00 PM

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Seniors in nursing homes to get COVID-19 booster shots from Wednesday

Seniors in nursing homes to get COVID-19 booster shots from Wednesday

14/9/2021 6:19:00 PM

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Chinese National, Who Returned from Singapore, Likely Source of New Covid-19 Outbreak in Country

Lin Moujie, who returned from Singapore and completed a 28-day-long quarantine period, had tested negative for nine nucleic acid and one serum tests during the four weeks.

14/9/2021 4:18:00 PM

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Texas Embalmer Shares Nightmare COVID Experiences: 'Unlike Anything I've Seen Before'

'I don’t know how much longer I can keep working this way,' the funeral professional told HuffPost.

14/9/2021 11:14:00 AM

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China races to squash new Covid-19 cluster among schoolchildren

China races to squash new Covid-19 cluster among schoolchildren

14/9/2021 9:30:00 AM

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No plans yet to make Covid-19 vaccine compulsory given Singapore’s high inoculation rate: Janil

No plans to make Covid-19 vaccine compulsory yet as S’pore’s vaccination rate already high: Janil

14/9/2021 8:41:00 AM

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See the very good dogs tasked with sniffing out COVID-19 at the Miami airport

In published trials, the dogs were successful 96-99% of the time.

14/9/2021 6:24:00 AM

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Covid-19: 597 new locally transmitted cases; cluster of 28 infections at Ren Ci nursing home detected

Covid-19: 597 new locally transmitted cases; cluster of 28 infections at Ren Ci nursing home detected

13/9/2021 7:24:00 PM

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607 new COVID cases in Singapore, including 63 dorm residents

JUST IN: Of 607 new cases, 27 added to cluster at Ren Ci Nursing Home Bukit Batok Street 52

13/9/2021 6:33:00 PM

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27 of 607 new COVID cases linked to Ren Ci nursing home cluster

JUST IN: Of 607 new cases, 27 added to cluster at Ren Ci Nursing Home Bukit Batok Street 52

13/9/2021 6:33:00 PM

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New Zealand keeps Auckland in strict lockdown to beat Delta

New Zealand recorded 33 new cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 on Monday, all in Auckland.

13/9/2021 2:16:00 PM

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New Zealand keeps Auckland in strict COVID-19 lockdown to beat Delta variant

New Zealand keeps Auckland in strict COVID-19 lockdown to beat Delta variant

13/9/2021 9:03:00 AM

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Australia steps up Covid-19 vaccine rollout as bookings for children begin

Australia steps up Covid-19 vaccine rollout as bookings for children begin

13/9/2021 3:45:00 AM

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517 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in Singapore; 3 imported

517 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in Singapore; 3 imported

12/9/2021 7:11:00 PM

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No vaccine passports: UK PM to set out winter COVID-19 plan

No vaccine passports: UK PM to set out winter COVID-19 plan

12/9/2021 3:04:00 PM

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Covid vaccines hold up against severe Delta: US data

Fully vaccinated people were 11 times less likely to die of Covid and 10 times less likely to be hospitalised compared to the unvaccinated.

Worrying trend re today's MOH:Past 28 days,of a total 84 requiring Oxy (severe cas),41 Fully Vax,and 43 presumably comprise Unvax + Part Vax. This suggests that 1+2 dose Vaxed patients requiring Oxy (severe),have begun to outnumber the Unvaxed. Similar to Scottish & Israeli trend

11/9/2021 7:07:00 AM

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UN chief calls for action on COVID-19, climate

UN chief calls for action on COVID-19, climate

11/9/2021 12:58:00 AM

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White House says Biden, Xi discussed origins of COVID-19 probe

White House says Biden, Xi discussed origins of COVID-19 probe

11/9/2021 12:12:00 AM

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Partially vaccinated Singaporean man, 80, dies of Covid-19 complications; death toll reaches 58

10/9/2021 6:38:00 PM

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WHO more doubtful about vaccines ending Covid-19 pandemic

10/9/2021 6:01:00 PM

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Auckland COVID-19 cases drop again as New Zealand presses on with Delta curbs

Auckland COVID-19 cases drop again as New Zealand presses on with Delta curbs

10/9/2021 6:28:00 AM

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Japan Airlines finalises US$2.7 billion raising to position for post-COVID-19 era

Japan Airlines finalises US$ 2.7 billion raising to position for post-COVID-19 era

10/9/2021 6:04:00 AM

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Sri Lanka asks women to delay pregnancy over Covid risks

More than 40 expectant mothers in Sri Lanka had died of COVID-19 in four months.

10/9/2021 5:00:00 AM

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Sri Lanka asks women to delay pregnancy over COVID-19 risks

Sri Lanka asks women to delay pregnancy over COVID-19 risks

9/9/2021 2:25:00 PM

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Sri Lanka asks women to delay pregnancy over Covid-19 risks

9/9/2021 2:16:00 PM

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Singaporean woman, 93, dies of COVID; 56th such fatality

Singaporean woman, 93, dies of COVID; 56th such fatality

8/9/2021 8:14:00 PM

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Unvaccinated Singaporean woman, 93, dies of Covid-19 complications; death toll reaches 56

8/9/2021 6:51:00 PM

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For Those With Long COVID-19, 'Returning To Normal' Is A Massive Battle

Coronavirus long-haulers discuss the mental toll of their uncertain prognoses.

8/9/2021 3:30:00 AM

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Covid-19: Philippines reimposes virus lockdown in capital

7/9/2021 4:30:00 PM

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Cinemas allowed to reopen in Malaysian states with tightest COVID-19 restrictions

Cinemas allowed to reopen in Malaysian states with tightest COVID-19 restrictions

7/9/2021 3:33:00 PM

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Hong Kong to reopen China border for some residents as govt eases Covid-19 rules

7/9/2021 11:30:00 AM

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Sydney Covid-19 cases seen topping 2,000 a day as Australia ramps up vaccinations

6/9/2021 12:30:00 PM

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Uproar as Brazil-Argentina clash abandoned following Covid-19 controversy

Uproar as Brazil-Argentina clash abandoned following Covid-19 controversy

6/9/2021 6:00:00 AM

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Some Americans ignore warnings against using ivermectin to treat Covid-19

Some Americans ignore warnings against using ivermectin to treat Covid-19

6/9/2021 3:45:00 AM

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