Health

Wed 27 May 2020

Action plan to kickstart Coast's virus recovery revealed

premium_icon Action plan to kickstart Coast's virus recovery revealed

As industries across the region set their focus on rebuilding for a post-pandemic future, a blueprint for action has emerged. SEE THE 15-POINT PLAN

Tue 26 May 2020

Top doctor: Pete Evans ‘defies logic’

Top doctor: Pete Evans ‘defies logic’

Celebrity chef Pete Evan’s latest controversial antics have raised the ire of a top doctor, who said the anti-vaxxer is misleading people.

Gympie is now officially coronavirus free

premium_icon Gympie is now officially coronavirus free

The region has recorded just four of the district’s 94 total cases.

Questions over ’serious’ ship outbreak

Questions over ’serious’ ship outbreak

Serious questions have been raised about why a live export ship, now the source of a COVID-19 outbreak, was allowed to dock in WA.

Anti-vaxxers advice to furious followers

Anti-vaxxers advice to furious followers

An Aussie couple, best known for speaking out against vaccines, has issued some interesting advice to their passionate followers.

COVID FREE: Coast’s only virus patient recovers

premium_icon COVID FREE: Coast’s only virus patient recovers

The Sunshine Coast has become the latest region to squash its current coronavirus cases as new data reveals the only patient has recovered.

Elderly man pulls gun on paramedics

Elderly man pulls gun on paramedics

An elderly man being prepared for transport by ambulance pulled a gun on paramedics

Sydney school evacuated over virus scare

Sydney school evacuated over virus scare

Parents have been told to take their kids home from a popular school in Sydney's east where there has been a confirmed coronavirus case. 

Ruby Princess responsible for yet another Qld case

Ruby Princess responsible for yet another Qld case

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed there has been one new case in the state overnight, and it’s been traced to a woman from the Ruby Princess.

FOGO (fear of going out) is real — and it’s crippling

premium_icon FOGO (fear of going out) is real — and it’s crippling

As restrictions ease and the masses begin to mingle, many are left facing a new battle as they emerge from isolation: the anxiety of returning to normal life.

Why virus is causing a surge in cosmetic treatments

premium_icon Why virus is causing a surge in cosmetic treatments

Queensland doctors are reporting a rise in facial rejuvenation treatments following the introduction of COVID-19 restrictions.

China’s ‘bat woman’ says virus ‘tip of the iceberg’

premium_icon China’s ‘bat woman’ says virus ‘tip of the iceberg’

A Chinese researcher known for her work on coronavirus in bats has issued a grim warning for the world as Donald Trump hit back over criticism for playing golf.

Australian world-first virus breakthrough

Australian world-first virus breakthrough

In a world-first, Australian researchers have found a way to treat COVID-19 before it turns deadly with human trials set to begin in Melbourne today.

America’s craziest reaction to pandemic

America’s craziest reaction to pandemic

As the coronavirus death toll continues to grow in the US, a worrying backlash against protective face masks is growing.

State where lockdowns aren’t working

State where lockdowns aren’t working

Leaders in this US state locked down and locked down hard – but virus numbers still stubbornly continue to rise. So what went wrong?

PM outlines plan to get economy ‘out of ICU’

premium_icon PM outlines plan to get economy ‘out of ICU’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to outline his plan to haul Australia out of the COVID-19 economic crisis — but he admits there will be ‘trial and error’ along the...

Mon 25 May 2020

’Ambulance chaser’: Bob Katter slammed over COVID-19 protest

premium_icon ’Ambulance chaser’: Bob Katter slammed over COVID-19 protest

The Federal MP has been accused of trying to stay relevant while leading Yarrabah indigenous community residents on a protest of COVID-19 restrictions.

Everything you can do from June 1

Everything you can do from June 1

Restrictions are being relaxed in states from June 1 with beauty salons, gyms and cinemas all reopening. Here’s what’s happening in your state.

CCC refers Rockhampton nurse case back to health service

premium_icon CCC refers Rockhampton nurse case back to health service

Queensland’s Crime and Corruption Commission has referred the case involving a Rockhampton aged care nurse back to her regional health service.

‘Butterfly’ baby’s horror diagnosis rocks young family

premium_icon ‘Butterfly’ baby’s horror diagnosis rocks young family

A young Coast couple are living every parent’s nightmare after their newborn son was given a devastating diagnosis with no cure in sight.

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