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Churches fear vaccine mandates could lead to two-tiered society

Churches fear vaccine mandates could lead to two-tiered society

Religious groups are calling on the government to allow them to open up to their entire communities amid growing fears they will be forced to shut out those who have refused to be vaccinated.

  • by Farrah Tomazin

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COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy plunges to record low, poll finds

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy plunges to record low, poll finds

The latest Resolve Political Monitor findings suggest Australia could achieve a 90 per cent vaccine target across the adult population.

  • by David Crowe
Mayhem and sadness in a week Melbourne finally snapped

Mayhem and sadness in a week Melbourne finally snapped

Condemning this week’s violent protests in Melbourne is the easy bit. A more difficult task is understanding who these protesters are and what drove them to this point.

  • by Chip Le Grand
Singapore tightens COVID-19 rules despite 80 per cent vaccination rate

Singapore tightens COVID-19 rules despite 80 per cent vaccination rate

Singapore’s latest move to combat COVID-19 appears to shift away from the country’s stated transition toward living with the virus.

  • by Philip J. Heijmans
Police isolating after contact with positive demonstrator as lid kept on protest in suburbs

Police isolating after contact with positive demonstrator as lid kept on protest in suburbs

A number of police officers who worked at Wednesday’s anti-vaccination rally have been forced into isolation after coming into contact with a protester who was later hospitalised with COVID-19. 

  • by Bianca Hall, Simone Fox Koob and Clay Lucas
‘Vaccine apartheid’: African leaders tell UN they need vaccines now

‘Vaccine apartheid’: African leaders tell UN they need vaccines now

“No one is safe unless we are all safe,” was the common refrain.

  • by Pia Sarkar
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CDC endorses Pfizer booster for millions of older Americans

CDC endorses Pfizer booster for millions of older Americans

The advisers said boosters should be offered to people 65 and older, nursing home residents and those aged 50 to 64 who have risky underlying health problems.

  • by Lauren Neergaard and Mike Stobbe
The harsh reality of life on a COVID ward

The harsh reality of life on a COVID ward

“The lungs become more inflamed, leading to breathing difficulties. Fatigue and high fevers are common. Everyone is absolutely miserable.”

  • by Steven Tong
There will be no ‘freedom day’: NSW reports 1043 new local cases, 11 deaths

There will be no ‘freedom day’: NSW reports 1043 new local cases, 11 deaths

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said 56.6 per cent of people aged 16 and over in the state had now been fully vaccinated against the virus.

  • by Mary Ward
Has solidarity succumbed to the rise of rage?

Has solidarity succumbed to the rise of rage?

It cuts both ways and once you look beyond the conspiratorial muck, it becomes clear that these protesters feel no one stands in solidarity with them.

  • by Waleed Aly
Melbourne chiropractor who spouted ‘dangerous’ anti-vax information suspended

Melbourne chiropractor who spouted ‘dangerous’ anti-vax information suspended

Dr Simon Floreani, who has a practice in Middle Park, likened childhood vaccination to poison during a YouTube interview.

  • by Cassandra Morgan