Stay up to date with the latest coronavirus news and updates. The interactive COVID-19 map below is provided by Johns Hopkins University and tracks the spread of the coronavirus worldwide. To use the map, click on and drag your mouse across the map to bring your country into view. Clicking on the red areas will bring up confirmed cases and fatalities in those areas.

No vaccine ‘targets’, but Australians could still be vaccinated by end of year

This week’s budget assumes Australians will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of the year, despite Prime Minister…

4 days ago

What is the Moderna COVID vaccine? Does it work, and is it safe?

Overnight, Boston-based pharmaceutical company Moderna announced a new supply agreement with Australia for 25 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.…

4 days ago

COVID-19 pandemic was ‘preventable’, WHO-set independent panel claims

The World Health Organization ordered an independent review to find answers about the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as come up…

4 days ago

Fourth stimulus check ‘unlikely’ to arrive, reports say

Many individuals continue to wait for new updates about the fourth stimulus check, reportedly amounting to $2,000. The Internal Revenue…

4 days ago

COVID-19: How to ‘cautiously hug’ amid the pandemic?

The United Kingdom will resume its "cautious" hugging next week as the COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions continue to ease. The…

6 days ago

Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It’s no magic fix but it could reduce risks

This week, a returned traveller who was quarantining in South Australia seems to have been infected with the virus during…

6 days ago