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School’s out in more states to slow virus

Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia have moved to close schools to most students while the two largest states eye a full lockdown of daily life as they battle to slow the spread of coronavirus. The moves come as two more Australians die from coronavirus, taking the nation’s toll to 11. Leaders in Queensland, SA… Read More »

Massive surge in Aussie virus cases

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton was diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease on Friday, after attending a Cabinet meeting with the PM on Tuesday. But the Prime Minister’s office insists there’s no need for Mr Morrison to be tested nor self-isolate. READ MORE: Follow more coronavirus updates here More than 200 cases of the coronavirus have… Read More »

Trump faces credibility test as he plays down virus threat

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump faces a critical challenge in grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak: Asking Americans to believe him after he and top advisers have contradicted federal scientists in playing down the threat. The stakes could be enormous from a public health and economic perspective, and also for Trump’s personal credibility. As Americans… Read More »