North Korean state media is reporting more than 186,090 additional people have fever symptoms and one has died, saying the latest numbers show a positive trend.
World Health Organisation adviser David Heymann says it appears monkeypox is being spread as a sexually transmitted infection.
Spain is assessing different therapeutic options, such as antivirals and vaccines, to deal with its outbreak of monkeypox.
Emma Pinedo and Patricia Vicente Rua
Shanghai's COVID-19 lockdown since the beginning of April has dealt a heavy economic blow to China's most populous city.
Eduardo Baptista and Laura Lin
WA has reported a decline in COVID cases for a fourth consecutive day as hundreds of thousands of West Aussies flood polling booths across the State today - but active infections are rising.
Health authorities are warning Australians to be vigilant after two cases of monkeypox were confirmed, saying that "viruses do not discriminate".
An importer from NSW has been fined for buying 2500 ivermectin tablets and nearly 10,000 doxycycline capsules, both known as questionable COVID-19 treatments.
An explosive new report has exposed just how much the NSW government has spent battling the Covid pandemic.
Adelaide Lang and Anton Nilsson
NSW has confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the state making it the second nationwide with another case in Victoria. Here’s what we know.
West Aussies are being urged to try to avoid election day turning into a superspreader event, by masking up when they cast their votes.
WA daily COVID cases have dipped overnight to 15,205 new infections, after a record high on Thursday.
The number of people with fever symptoms in North Korea has passed two million as the government claims "good results" in fighting its first COVID-19 outbreak.
France has reported a suspected case of the monkeypox virus while Sweden and Italy confirmed new cases amid signs of the virus spreading around the world.
Four subway lines in the locked-down Chinese metropolis of Shanghai will reopen as the city slowly eases pandemic restrictions.
Highly sensitive information collected for Covid-19 contact tracing was put at risk due to a weak system, a scathing report has found.
A woman aged in her 40s is among the new Covid-related deaths in Western Australia as the state hit a new unwanted record.
WA’s reported COVID infections have soared to a new record high.
PM hopeful Anthony Albanese has claimed Australia’s borders are closed - even though international travel was reopened in February - in his latest pre-election stumble.
Students in one state have been forced to return to remote learning as the double whammy of Covid-19 and the flu collide.
Holly Hales, Daniela Pizzirani
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has contracted COVID-19 and will remain in isolation until after Saturday's federal election.
North Korean factories are churning out more medicines and medical supplies, state media says, as the country battles its first acknowledged COVID-19 outbreak.
The Pan American Health Organisation says coronavirus infections in North America have been climbing for the past seven weeks.
We’ve been in a pandemic for two years, yet when my husband tested positive to COVID it was still a shock.
Eric Clapton says he has tested positive for the coronavirus and cancelled two European gigs.
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