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Aged care workers to get pandemic leave

Casual aged care workers will be eligible for paid pandemic leave after a Fair Work Commission decision to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The ruling grants paid pandemic leave to staff working in residential aged care under the ...

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Frontline worker virus death toll soars in UK

Health and social workers in the UK have been among those paying the highest price for doing their job during the coronavirus crises, a report by Amnesty International has found. The human rights organisation said that at least 540 frontline ...

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239 scientists say COVID-19 is airborne

Scientists from around the world are pushing for recognition that it is possible COVID-19 can spread through airborne transmission. In an open letter, 239 experts from a range of science and engineering fields, including virology, aerosol physics and medicine, appealed ...

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