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Sat 8 Aug 2020

DOCTOR: Masks are fine, but part of solution

Premium Content DOCTOR: Masks are fine, but part of solution

North Coast doctor said there had been a shift in our hygiene habits, with masks another part of protection

Cluster countdown: State holds breath for two more days

Premium Content Cluster countdown: State holds breath for two more days

Queensland is just two days away from confirming if the Logan COVID-19 outbreak has spread any further.

Man dies after being hit by car

Premium Content Man dies after being hit by car

A 35-year-old man, who was hit by a car last Saturday night, has died of his injuries in hospital. Police urge witnesses to come forward.

Poo detectives on the COVID-19 frontline

Premium Content Poo detectives on the COVID-19 frontline

Coronavirus sheds in faeces so testing sewage may become an early warning sign to identify new hot spots. The poo detectives may prevent community spread.

'I had two patients die': Infected nurse's emotional message

'I had two patients die': Infected nurse's emotional message

In a viral video, a nurse who contracted COVID-19 has shown people the reality of being a frontline healthcare worker during Victoria’s second wave.

Melbourne restaurateur’s brutal virus ad

Melbourne restaurateur’s brutal virus ad

A prominent restaurateur has taken aim at multiple levels of government for failing to support the hospitality in a blunt newspaper ad.

Terrifying reason deadly workplaces still exist

Premium Content Terrifying reason deadly workplaces still exist

Unsafe workplaces likely to remain unchecked as inspectors re-audit “a sample” of the stone benchtop industry.

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