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Qld virus fight shifts to reviving economy

Queensland has recorded no new cases of COVID-19 but now faces an economic crisis as jobs plunge in the coronavirus-ravaged economy. Almost 130,000 people lost their jobs in April, leaving the state with the second-highest unemployment rate in the country. “It is a really sobering thought when you think about the number of people in… Read More »

Georgia’s Reopening: Dinner, a Movie and a Virus?

Alayna Hoang, owner, Nouvelle Nail Spa, Atlanta. William Schaffner, MD, infectious disease expert, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville. Keisha Lance Bottoms, mayor, Atlanta. Karen Bremer, CEO, Georgia Restaurant Association, Atlanta. Mario Zelaya, president and CEO, Bad Axe Throwing, Atlanta. Jody Hill, co-owner, Lark & Sparrow, Atlanta. Linda Sharp, co-owner, Lark & Sparrow, Atlanta. John Metz,… Read More »

Ninth Tas virus death, lockdown extended

An elderly woman has become the ninth coronavirus death in Tasmania, as authorities extend the state’s northwest lockdown to mitigate an outbreak. The 79-year-old, who was from the northwest, died in the Launceston General Hospital overnight on Thursday. “To the woman’s family, friends and loved ones – I’m sorry. I extend our condolences and sympathies… Read More »