Deputy Opposition Leader Richard Marles has warned ‘we’re going to watch the world open up while Australia is left behind’ after the Federal Government ‘bet the house’ on the AstraZeneca vaccine.
A West Australian woman aged in her 40s has suffered a blood clot after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Of the 910 coronavirus deaths recorded in Australia only five have involved people under 50 - a statistic that brings risks for older people into sharp focus.
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Ventilation hoods to protect healthcare workers are being sent to a remote hospital in the Torres Strait after vaccinations were paused in the region.
Chief executive of Child and Adolescent Health Service Aresh Anwar has said hospital staff provide ‘outstanding care’ to children, following the death of another child at Perth Children’s Hospital.
A ship off the coast of Karratha was subject to an emergency evacuation yesterday after a crew member tested positive for COVID-19, it has been revealed.
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The parents of a seven-year-old girl forced to wait eight hours to see a doctor before her appendix ruptured have spoken out about the delay.
A grieving mother is still seeking answers over her baby daughter’s death in hospital after the four-week-old caught a deadly infection in WA’s embattled maternity hospital in January 2020.
Australia's plan for fighting antibiotic-resistant superbugs has failed to address a range of chemicals banned in the United States five years ago.
High salaries and the chance to travel the State sounds like a dream job but being a FIFO can take a gruelling toll. Now a new campaign wants to change the macho ‘she’ll be right’ culture of mining.
The government is aiming to have everyone in Australia vaccinated with at least one COVID-19 jab by the end of the year, Trade Minister Dan Tehan says.
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Tasmania's Labor party has pledged $197 million to expand rural health services if elected at the May 1 state election.
Premier Mark McGowan has backed the performance of Roger Cook while fronting media for the first time since seven-year-old Aishwarya Aswath’s shock death at Perth Children’s Hospital on Saturday.
WA para-athlete Robyn Lambird says the AstraZeneca vaccine made her crook as a dog when she got the jab, but said she was still “pretty grateful” to get it and encouraged everyone to do the same.
Australia has secured an additional 20 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccines, doubling the amount of doses set to arrive in the country this year.
NSW briefly stopped giving out the AstraZeneca vaccine on Friday morning because of changed health advice, but resumed around lunchtime.
A whistleblower claims junior surgeons at Perth Children’s Hospital are being forced to carry out operations overnight — unsupervised and after working long hours — in an attempt to free up beds.
Millions of Australians are unlikely to receive their first COVID-19 jab by the end of October after the Federal Government made a huge decision on the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Health Minister Roger Cook has been blasted for his optimism in WA’s public health system in the midst of an investigation into the death of seven-year-old girl at Perth Children’s Hospital.
The WA president of the Australian Medical Association backed calls for Roger Cook to ‘find another job’ if he can’t fix the issues which resulted in the death of seven-year-old Aishwarya Aswath.
The father of an unborn baby who died because of a hospital blunder has called for improvements to WA’s medical system in the wake of the tragic death of a little girl at Perth Children’s Hospital.
New Zealand has recorded a new case of coronavirus community transmission just days after announcing a travel bubble with Australia.
Frontline nurses have presented a 10-point plan to Perth Children’s Hospital in the wake of the tragic death of Aishwarya Aswath.
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