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Bird flu case discovered on Victorian farm – Courier Mail

As if Victoria didn’t have enough to deal with right now with a second wave of coronavirus now a case of bird flu has been discovered at a Victorian chicken farm.

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Number of Victorian healthcare workers diagnosed with coronavirus doubles in a fortnight – Herald Sun

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Coronavirus infections among healthcare staff have more than doubled in the past fortnight amid concern that the true scale of the problem is being underestimated.
The Australian Medical Association says it’s “extremely concerned” at the rising number of healthcare staff infected, citing c…

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Latest Research Points to Children Carrying, Transmitting Coronavirus – The Wall Street Journal

Researchers say new studies and anecdotal reports suggest kids are more vulnerable to the virus than initially suspected

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Children might be more vulnerable to Covid-19 than once believed, with new research suggesting that they are able to contract and spread the virus, especially if they dont take precautions such as wearing a mask.
Several studies and reports published in recent weeks found coronavirus infections among children of all ages at places ranging from schools to camps to homes. Other research suggested that kids, especially older ones, can be a driving force behind transmission. And some researchers fo…

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Brazil virus death toll to reach 100,000 – Australian Associated Press

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Brazil’s death toll from COVID-19 is expected to hit 100,000 within the next few hours and continue to climb, as most Brazilian cities reopen shops and dining even though the pandemic has yet to peak.

Confronting its most lethal outbreak since the Spanish flu a century ago, Brazil reported its first cases of the novel coronavirus at the end of February. 

The virus took three months to kill 50,000 people, and just 50 days to kill the next 50,000.

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