Seniors News

Sat 25 Apr 2020

Parents ‘broken’ after losing cop son

Parents ‘broken’ after losing cop son

The parents of Constable Josh Prestney have shared their proudest memory of their son, following his tragic death in the horror Eastern Freeway crash.

Baby makes ‘miracle’ recovery to beat virus

Baby makes ‘miracle’ recovery to beat virus

Doctors held grave fears for this six-month old-baby when she contracted COVID-19, but she pulled through against all odds and has become a symbol of hope.

Thu 23 Apr 2020

PM gives update on economy, possible ease of restrictions

PM gives update on economy, possible ease of restrictions

Scott Morrison says Australia is on the way back to a 'COVID-safe economy', foreshadows possible ease of virus-related restrictions in three weeks.

‘Miracle’ twins born to new mum, 68

‘Miracle’ twins born to new mum, 68

A couple who have been trying to have children for more than 40 years have finally gotten their wish, but not everyone is happy about the miracle birth.

Mon 20 Apr 2020

Can you catch coronavirus from farts?

Can you catch coronavirus from farts?

People with coronavirus have been shown to shed traces of the virus in their faecal matter. So can you catch the coronavirus from farts?

Mass killer's face revealed as 17 shot dead in Canada

Mass killer's face revealed as 17 shot dead in Canada

A man allegedly responsible for gunning down 17 people in one of Canada’s deadliest mass shootings has been shot dead.

Shocking claims about Aussie hotel quarantine

Shocking claims about Aussie hotel quarantine

A doctor who cared for 600 quarantined passengers in hotel quarantine has lifted the lid about what really goes on.

Sun 19 Apr 2020

Virus to smash Australian jobs

Virus to smash Australian jobs

Up to 3.4 million Aussies could be out of work in the coming weeks, with a new report identifying which industries will be hit hardest.

Why we may never get a COVID-19 vaccine

Why we may never get a COVID-19 vaccine

An eminent Australian vaccine inventor says COVID-19 may never have a preventive vaccine, but could possibly burn out.

Sat 18 Apr 2020

COVID-19 vaccine is being fast-tracked

COVID-19 vaccine is being fast-tracked

A potential vaccine is being fast-tracked, with the lead researcher 80 per cent confident that it will protect the world from coronavirus.

Fri 17 Apr 2020

Chemist Warehouse introduces temperature checks on customers

Chemist Warehouse introduces temperature checks on customers

Chemist Warehouse is asking customers to submit to temperature checks before they can get into stores. But some have said the checks are just “for show”.

How virus detectives ‘neutralise’ spreaders

How virus detectives ‘neutralise’ spreaders

They are on the frontline of the pandemic; their job painstaking, but critical. Meet our contact tracers working tirelessly to stop the spread.

Airlines to resume domestic flights

Airlines to resume domestic flights

Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar announce domestic flights will begin operating from today after a request from the Australian Government.

Thu 16 Apr 2020

Government announces three step ‘road out’ from restrictions

Government announces three step ‘road out’ from restrictions

Expanding Australia’s testing regime will be one of the essential things the country needs to be before it can lift tough coronavirus restrictions.

Wed 15 Apr 2020

Moving send-off as 94-year-old virus patient recovers

Moving send-off as 94-year-old virus patient recovers

A 94-year-old woman has defied all odds in Melbourne, with hospital staff applauding as she was discharged today after fighting off the coronavirus.

Two words that will make airfares higher

Two words that will make airfares higher

The good news is we will one day fly again. The bad news is new rules in the post-COVID-19 age may see the cost of flying go way up.

Mon 13 Apr 2020

Elderly couple coughed on while walking, starting cop hunt

Elderly couple coughed on while walking, starting cop hunt

Police are hunting for the people responsible for pulling up next to an elderly couple and coughing at them before laughing and driving away.

Comedy legend dies from coronavirus

Comedy legend dies from coronavirus

Stars from around the world have paid tribute to a member of comedy trio The Goodies who died on the weekend from coronavirus.

China to put an end to dog meat trade

China to put an end to dog meat trade

After intense global criticism and the fervent coronavirus pandemic, China will reclassify dogs as pets in a move to end their consumption.

COVID-19 can spread up to 4 metres

COVID-19 can spread up to 4 metres

A new study has found people with coronavirus can spread the infection 4 metres, which is more than twice the social distancing recommendation.

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