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Virus that causes COVID-19 survives up to 28 days on surfaces, Australian scientists find.

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Droplets of SARS-Co-V-2 in artificial mucus were tested on paper banknotes. (Supplied: CSIRO) The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can live for up to 28 days on surfaces such as mobile phone screens and ATMs — much [...]

WHO says it can’t rule out airborne spread of COVID-19, so what does this change?

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After an urgent plea from hundreds of scientists, the World Health Organisation says it "cannot rule out" the risk of coronavirus spreading through the air in some indoor settings and has issued new advice. In its most definitive [...]

Victoria Reimposes Coronavirus Stage 3 Lockdown – Melbourne & Mitchell Shire

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Victoria will reimpose stage three restrictions for six weeks in metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire in a bid to slow a rapid spread of coronavirus. Premier Daniel Andrews announced the stay-at-home orders would be reimposed from Wednesday [...]

Many hand sanitisers are ineffective against coronavirus

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Many Australians are unaware they are using hand sanitiser that is ineffective, particularly in preventing transmission of coronavirus, experts fear. Hand sanitiser has rapidly been selling out in shops for weeks, but there are concerns that variations in [...]

Data shows coronavirus can only be controlled if 8 out of 10 Australians stay home

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Why is staying home so important? The success or failure of Australia's coronavirus fight relies to a remarkable degree on just one thing, new modelling has found. And that thing is whether individual Australians now follow official advice [...]

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