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Pros take pay cuts as Australians face weekend sporting void

28 March 2020, 6:45 AM

As Australians embarked on the unprecedented novelty of a weekend without sport on Saturday, negotiations continued between professional leagues and players over wage cuts to ensure they survive the coronavirus shutdown.

Australia tightens quarantine rules to combat coronavirus, warns of fines

28 March 2020, 3:54 AM

Australian troops will begin on Saturday taking citizens returning from overseas to compulsory quarantine places to prevent spread of the coronavirus, as Victoria officials closed beaches on a warm autumn day amid public resistance, warning of fines.

Australia declares emergency, invokes new powers to fight coronavirus

18 March 2020, 5:09 AM

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday declared a “human bio security emergency”and said the country’s citizens should abandon all overseas travel because of the coronavirus epidemic.

Australian researchers map immune response to coronavirus

17 March 2020, 11:48 AM

Australian researchers said on Tuesday they have mapped the immune responses from one of country’s first coronavirus patients, findings the health minister said were an important step in developing a vaccine and treatment.

Tom Hanks says he, wife Rita Wilson have coronavirus in Australia

12 March 2020, 4:09 AM

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, have both tested positive for coronavirus in Australia, the actor said on Twitter.



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