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Should the term “long COVID” be scrapped?

Qld’s Chief Health Officer Dr John Gerrard is calling for people to stop using terms like ‘long COVID’ as it can cause ”unnecessary fear”.

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Queensland COVID-19 vaccine mandate ruled unlawful

The Queensland Supreme Court has found that a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for emergency workers was unlawful.

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Scott Morrison retires from politics

Scott Morrison’s political career will come to an end at the end of February, the former Prime Minister announced on Tuesday.

What is the JN.1 strain? 
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The Omicron variant driving COVID spike

The JN.1 strain – a subvariant of Omicron – has led to a spike in COVID-19 cases across Australia and the world.

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Is there a COVID-19 Christmas surge coming?

National COVID-19 case numbers are increasing for the first time since May, ahead of a possible Christmas surge.

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What happens when hand sanitiser expires?

Australian state governments have handed thousands of tonnes of unused, expired hand sanitiser bottles to waste companies.

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How have Gen Z and Millennial workers changed since COVID-19?

Gen Z and Millennials are happy with flexible work arrangements but are still feeling stressed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from financial services firm Deloitte.

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Federal Court delivers Ruby Princess verdict

The Ruby Princess docked in Sydney at the start of the pandemic, with passengers allowed to disembark despite reporting illness.

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COVID-19 among leading causes of death in Australia last year

COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death in Australia in 2022, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Why is Qantas being sued?
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Qantas is being sued for its handling of cancelled COVID flights

Why is Qantas being sued? Proceedings over Qantas’ handling of cancelled flights during the pandemic have begun. Here are the details

What's in store for 2023?
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What’s in store for 2023?

Here are eight stories that might shape the next year of news.

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Here are some key statistics about the aged care system and COVID-19

“I feel isolated and tossed aside”

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The Omicron variant has 32 mutations in its spike protein. What does that actually mean?

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