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Study to examine long-term virus recovery

New research led by an ICU specialist working at the epicentre of the Victorian outbreak will examine how Australia's most seriously ill COVID-19 cases recover from the virus long-term. While most patients fully recover, there is concern over the growing ...

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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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