covid-19

Fourth stimulus check ‘in jeopardy’, and remains unapproved

Congress has yet to approve the fourth stimulus check. The Internal Revenue Service has yet to conclude the third round…

3 hours ago

Less hard hats, more soft hearts: budget pivots to women and the care sector

Last year’s post-budget photo ops were all heavy machinery and hard hats. But this year we can expect soft-focus shots…

19 hours ago

I have asthma, diabetes or another illness — can I get my COVID vaccine yet?

Australia is currently in Phase 1a and Phase 1b of the COVID vaccine rollout but as a GP, I have…

2 days ago

COVID has made one thing very clear — we do not know enough about Australians overseas

The COVID-19 crisis has thrust a largely unseen part of Australia’s population firmly into the national spotlight. These are the…

6 days ago

Pandemic puppies: Canine crisis or happy household?

At first, it was toilet paper and hand sanitizer. People stuck at home with time to bake bought up all…

7 days ago

COVID-19 variants: WHO closely monitors variants of ‘interest’, ‘concern’

The World Health Organization stated that they categorized seven COVID-19 "variants of interest" and three "variants of concern." The number…

1 week ago