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Virus Watch: we may be at a turning point (except in the USA)

Virus Watch: we may be at a turning point (except in the USA)

As some of Europe seems to plateau, the rest of the world is staring down some very dire COVID-19 numbers.

So, you're suddenly regretting your choice of tax haven (and other news you may have missed)

So, you're suddenly regretting your choice of tax haven (and other news you may have missed)

Cruise giants are left marooned, travel restrictions affect abortion access, and Thailand says no to April Fools. In a jam-packed week, here are the stories you may have missed.

Cruise Watch: what happens if we don't stop the boats?

Cruise Watch: what happens if we don't stop the boats?

From infectious passengers to stand-offs between crews and governments, Australia is staring down a cruise line problem.

The lack of accountability at Home Affairs is costing Australian lives

The lack of accountability at Home Affairs is costing Australian lives

The Home Affairs portfolio has been dysfunctional for years, and never held to account. Why should we expect any different now that it is charged with protecting us from the coronavirus?

Outdated law makes doctors criminals, leaves dying patients anxious

Outdated law makes doctors criminals, leaves dying patients anxious

A clash in state and federal laws means doctors who are self-isolating because of COVID-19 are unable to assist terminally ill patients seeking to end their lives.

No, Belgium didn't ban group sex (and other debunked coronavirus misinformation)

No, Belgium didn't ban group sex (and other debunked coronavirus misinformation)

Fake news is spreading as fast as the coronavirus itself. RMIT ABC Fact Check examines claims from lions in Russia to a sex ban in Belgium.

Pandemic opens “Pandora's box” of problems for Australia’s illicit drug market  

Pandemic opens “Pandora's box” of problems for Australia’s illicit drug market 

Experts fear the coronavirus crisis could lead to a spike in overdoses, relapses and a host of other problems for illicit drug users.

What can Australia learn from New Zealand's coronavirus modelling?

What can Australia learn from New Zealand's coronavirus modelling?

New Zealand has released the modelling it used to decide how to tackle the coronavirus spread — we look at how it can apply to Australia.

Virus Watch: North Korea shows what a 'virus free' society looks like

Virus Watch: North Korea shows what a 'virus free' society looks like

Time to be wary of new state powers, more celebrities fall ill, and won't somebody do something about all these goats? Here's what you need to know in virus news.