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Coronavirus in Victoria: Melbourne shoppers cram stores as lockdown looms – NEWS.com.au

Coronavirus in Victoria: Panic grips Melbourne with shoppers cramming stores as lockdown looms

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Shoppers have been filmed lining up at a Melbourne market as the city and the whole state of Victoria awaits news on tough new restrictions.It comes as Premier Daniel Andrews prepares to detail a stage 4 lockdown for the capital and new measures through regional communities, with more than 650 new cases of COVID-19 to be announced.
It’s understood that today will mark a new record number of deaths.
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South Australians flock to virus testing – Australian Associated Press

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Thousands of people have flocked to COVID-19 testing facilities across South Australia, the rush prompted by the devastating surge of infections in Victoria and a worrying cluster of cases in Adelaide.

SA Pathology conducted a record 4300 tests on Tuesday and the total number conducted in SA is likely to top 5000 once the figures from private laboratories are included.

The number could be exceeded again with long queues at testing stations around Adelaide…



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Sanford Burnham Prebys receives NIH grant to identify new therapies for mental disorders – News-Medical.Net

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute has been awarded a $4.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to identify new therapies for mental health disorders.

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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute has been awarded a $4.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to identify new therapies for mental health disorders.
The research will be headed by Layton Smith, Ph.D., and Michael Jackson, Ph.D., of the Institute’s Conrad Prebys Center for Chemical Genomics.
The funding supports the discovery of new classes of drugs that target “orphan” receptors to treat psychological conditions such as schizophrenia, depression, anxiety…

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Coronavirus health alert for Penrith Plaza, Master Hot Pot Canley Vale, BBQ City Buffet Bankstown – 7NEWS.com.au

NSW Health is warning anyone who visited the new venues to isolate check for coronavirus symptoms.

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NSW Health has issued a public health alert for three venues in western Sydney after a man in his 20s was diagnosed with coronavirus.
The man is a close contact of a previously reported case associated with the Mounties COVID-19 cluster.
He attended several venues while infectious and people at these venues are considered casual contacts and urged to be alert for symptoms, and if any develop to get tested and self-isolate immediately, NSW Health said in a statement.
The coronavirus venues are…

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