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Infected Uber driver Duran Raman under police guard after ‘attempting to leave Gold Coast hospital’

An unvaccinated and infected Uber driver who sparked the latest COVID-19 scare on the Gold Coast has attempted to leave hospital, sparking a police response.Duran Raman, 36, remains in a stable condition but 7NEWS understands he’s under police guard after attempting to leave Gold Coast University Hospital.The man insists he doesn’t have COVID…
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African effort to replicate mRNA vaccine targets disparities

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- In a pair of Cape Town warehouses converted into a maze of airlocked sterile rooms, young scientists are assembling and calibrating the equipment needed to reverse engineer a coronavirus vaccine that has yet to reach South Africa and most of the world's poorest people.The energy in the gleaming labs matches the urgency of…
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VICTORIA’S ROADMAP REVAMPED: Daniel Andrews announces more freedoms as state races towards COVID-19 vaccine milestone

Premier Daniel Andrews has announced major changes to Victoria’s reopening roadmap as the state races closer to the 80 per cent vaccine milestone.Victoria is expected to reach it’s 80 per cent milestone almost a week ahead of schedule on Friday 29 October.From 6pm on Friday, 29 October, restrictions for the fully vaccinated will ease further.This…
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Victoria COVID cases today RISE as Department of Health confirms ELEVEN deaths and vaccination rate climbs closer to 80%

Victoria has recorded an increase in COVID-19 cases as Melbourne residents continue to celebrate their first weekend out of lockdown.On Sunday, the Department of Health confirmed 1935 cases recorded in the 24 hours until midnight. This came from 69,624 tests.There were also 11 more COVID-related deaths, taking the toll from the current outbreak to…
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