Health

Sat 23 Jan 2021

Mutant strain up to 90 per cent more deadly

Mutant strain up to 90 per cent more deadly

The new mutant strain of coronavirus is between 30 and 90 per cent more deadly than the old one but vaccines will still work, UK scientists say.

Abuse, neglect and death: Inside the nursing home from hell

Premium Content Abuse, neglect and death: Inside the nursing home from hell

From the outside it looks like a resort, but inside this Sunshine Coast nursing home is a house of horrors putting residents’ lives on the line.

Fri 22 Jan 2021

COVID-19 fragments found in four more Qld locations

Premium Content COVID-19 fragments found in four more Qld locations

Chief Health Officer has renewed her plea for people to get a COVID-19 test after viral fragments were found in wastewater at four Queensland locations.

Aussie’s mission to solve COVID mystery

Aussie’s mission to solve COVID mystery

An Aussie scientist on a mission to find the origin of COVID-19 in China has been promised access to the lab where the ‘bat woman of Wuhan’ works.

PM answers major vaccine question

PM answers major vaccine question

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed for the first time whether Aussies workers will be forced to get the virus jab to keep their jobs.

Returning traveller tests positive to COVID in Cairns

Premium Content Returning traveller tests positive to COVID in Cairns

A returning international traveller has tested positive for COVID-19 while in hotel quarantine in Cairns, the city’s health authorities have confirmed.

Twisted case that left Aussie scarred

Twisted case that left Aussie scarred

One of Australia’s most senior cops has opened up about an image that left him with PTSD and almost cost him his career. WARNING: Confronting

Miner recalls ‘brief few seconds’ of near-death experience

Premium Content Miner recalls ‘brief few seconds’ of near-death experience

Peak Downs Highway crash victim speaks out to save the lives of others

Brisbane wakes to ‘Freedom Day’ as restrictions ease

Brisbane wakes to ‘Freedom Day’ as restrictions ease

After two weeks of mandatory masks and limitations on gatherings, Brisbane residents are dancing into the weekend as restrictions ease.

REVEALED: Qld’s COVID vaccine rollout plan

Premium Content REVEALED: Qld’s COVID vaccine rollout plan

Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young has opened up about Queensland’s COVID vaccine rollout preparations.

Thu 21 Jan 2021

Fallen soldier’s mother blasts secret visit

Premium Content Fallen soldier’s mother blasts secret visit

Fallen soldier’s mother is furious she was never invited the Interim Veteran Commissioner’s fly by visit to Townsville.

Widowed mum’s fight to save sick son

Premium Content Widowed mum’s fight to save sick son

The widowed mum of a young boy with a rare heart defect is in the fight of her life after her husband received a shock cancer diagnosis.

Your boss could force you to have vaccine

Your boss could force you to have vaccine

While the federal government has assured Australians the coronavirus vaccine will not be mandatory, some employers may say otherwise.

Children taken to hospital after ‘post-immersion incident’

Premium Content Children taken to hospital after ‘post-immersion incident’

The Queensland Ambulance Service were called to the incident at Bargara last night

COVID relief: Greater Brisbane restrictions to ease

Premium Content COVID relief: Greater Brisbane restrictions to ease

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed that strict COVID restrictions for the Greater Brisbane area will ease on Friday morning.

Urgent ham recall over listeria fears

Urgent ham recall over listeria fears

A number of hams sold in independent supermarkets and butcher shops across the country, have been urgently recalled after they were found to be contaminated.

New development in COVID border jumper trio case

New development in COVID border jumper trio case

One of the women accused of lying on her border declaration form to get back into Queensland last year will have one of her charges dropped, a court has been told.

World deserves the truth about China and COVID, says PM

Premium Content World deserves the truth about China and COVID, says PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australians should not “be embarrassed” about asking China questions about origin of coronavirus.

Wed 20 Jan 2021

Trial therapy could ‘turbocharge’ sick kids’ immune cells

Premium Content Trial therapy could ‘turbocharge’ sick kids’ immune cells

A world-first study is underway into a potentially lifesaving therapy for children having stem cell transplants.

‘We’re full’: Isaac mayor questions COVID mine camp plan

Premium Content ‘We’re full’: Isaac mayor questions COVID mine camp plan

Anne Baker speaks out on proposal to move returned Queensland travellers to remote mine camps.

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