The 40-49-year old age group have been eligible for the Pfizer vaccine since June 10. Yet new data reveals the vast majority of WA’s Gen Xers haven’t had a single dose.
Health Minister Roger Cook is calling on all healthcare workers to ‘lead by example’ and get themselves vaccinated, with over over 40,000 healthcare staff not yet jabbed.
South Australia has reported two new cases in the latest cluster of COVID-19 infections but both are in hotel quarantine.
Queensland authorities are tracking passengers on a Perth to Brisbane flight and guests at two backpacker hostels who came into contact with a COVID-19 case.
Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan says a first person has used the state's newly activated assisted dying laws.
A West Australian with a terminal illness has voluntarily ended their own life, becoming the first in the State to make use of new legislation that came into effect at the start of the month.
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New data from Pfizer shows the efficacy of its coronavirus vaccine falls slightly in the six months after the second dose, but protection remains strong.
NSW has reported 239 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and at least 88 of those people were in the community for all or part of their infectious period.
The wellbeing of adult Australians last year lifted to reach its highest score in 20 years despite the challenges of the pandemic, a survey has found.
West Australians aged 60-64 are the most AstraZeneca resistant cohort in the nation, with nearly 45 per cent yet to receive a first vaccine jab nearly three months after it was first offered to them.
People in the southwest Sydney suburb of Campsie, where there are high rates of COVID-19 transmission, have paid hundreds of dollars to be vaccinated.
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Fears regional NSW MPs and their staff could seed coronavirus around the state have prompted the next sittings of parliament's lower house to be postponed.
Six more COVID-19 cases have been detected on board the MV Darya Krishna while one seafarer taken from the cargo ship Monday is in intensive care at Fiona Stanley Hospital.
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The NSW government is working on a plan to implement rapid antigen testing on worksites and in schools to help prevent COVID-19 outbreaks.
SA Health says there has been some fake text messages circulating which wrongly direct people into COVID-19 quarantine.
The Australian Nursing Federation’s WA branch has warned the State’s ‘struggling’ hospitals make virus breaches likely.
The Northern Territory government is moving to boost the COVID-19 vaccine rollout with more appointments opened up.
The number of admissions at a Brisbane hospital for preterm caesarean and induced births halved between March and April 2020, new research shows.
Queensland's Chief Health Officer says another COVID-19 case following hotel quarantine is evidence the state needs dedicated quarantine facilities.
Brisbane risks a COVID-19 outbreak after a man was infectious in the Queensland capital for six days, with a hospital emergency department now a hotspot.
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