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Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles and chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young (Image: AAP/Darren England)

A new wave in America, the COVID death that wasn't, and ad spend plummets

Unrest in the United States has sparked fears of a second coronavirus wave, plus more COVID-19 news.

Protesters in Hyde Park, Sydney on Saturday, May 30, 2020 (Image: AAP/Bianca De Marchi)

Restrictions ease further, while anti-5G protesters are still at it

It's the day restrictions are easing across the country. But that didn't stop anti-5G conspiracy theorists gathering at protests over the weekend.

Australia cools to Trump's miracle coronavirus drug... sort of

Australian tests have ceased on the anti-coronavirus properties of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine after a damning study (though some are still yet to get the memo).

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (Image: EPA/Kim Min-hee/ POOL)

Clues from South Korea on the bumpy, mysterious road ahead

Looking to South Korea, the road out of coronavirus lockdown doesn't seems entirely smooth. Plus, the US hits a grim milestone.

A scientist in the CSIRO's high-containment facility. (Image: AAP/David Crosling)

Even with a vaccine, this could be our new normal

The CSIRO says that even if scientists produce a coronavirus vaccine, many social distancing measures may need to remain.

As schools return, universities continue to be left behind

While classrooms begin to refill, fresh COVID-19 cases stoke fears that we're jumping the gun. Plus other news from the virus front.

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Not-so-super future ahead for those who've emptied their accounts

Big trouble ahead for those whose superannuation is now down and out, and the travel bubble's toil and trouble. Plus other news from the virus front.

Fair Work Australia general manager Bernadette O'Neill. (Image: AAP/Alan Porritt)

Fair Work Commission working hard to manage increased complaints

The COVID-19 crisis has led to an increase in unfair dismissal cases for the Fair Work Commission. Plus other coronavirus news.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (Image: AAP /Mick Tsikas)

Are states headed for a border war over lockdowns?

Tensions mount on state borders, the gas industry continues to win, and there's cautious optimism on the vaccine front. Plus other news from the virus front.

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Holidays are here again — but can we be trusted?

Australia hits a grim milestone, NSW looks at reopening and China doesn't let Australia have its victory. Plus other news from the virus front.