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More lockdowns, vaccine delays, 12,000 mutations: the global virus picture

With the virus seemingly under control in Australia, it's easy to forget that much of the rest of the world is not faring so well.

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‘The stories are heartbreaking’: is the prevention worse than the disease for elderly Australians in lockdown?

There is no doubt that lockdowns and social distancing are our best measures to stop the spread of COVID-19. But as neurologist Kate Ahmad has seen first hand, the loneliness and loss of independence has been devastating for many elderly Australians.

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Where’s the science? Experts divided about Victoria’s new COVID-19 restrictions 

Restrictions are easing in Victoria, but are they based on science?

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Can Victoria’s lockdown last when the numbers don’t add up?

The Andrews government's argument for lockdown is looking shakier by the day.

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The numbers game: what triggers COVID-19 lockdowns and freedoms?

NSW has again recorded more daily cases than Victoria, but remains quite open. Is the approach to lockdown more about politics than science?

Liberal powerbroker and concerned citizen Andrew Abercrombie (Image: 7 News)

Tips and Murmurs: Compromised citizens … Sinophiles on campus … Return of the ‘Shanahan curve’

Always check the CV of a 'concerned citizen' in the media, plus there are some interesting jobs available on the University of Sydney careers hub, and the Press Council shows its 'strength' once more.

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An even more divided world: COVID is a boon for the rich, a bane for the poor

As millions of people around the world lost their jobs, billionaires increased their wealth by 27.5% between April and July.

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Were NSW’s coronavirus numbers higher than Victoria’s thresholds for lifting curfew, as Scott Morrison said?

When Morrison made his claim, were COVID case numbers in NSW higher than the Victorian curfew threshold? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.

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It’s time to set Melbourne free. The numbers prove it

Do Dan Andrews' lockdown measures really reflect the current data?

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Shoes out, sheets in as Australians purchase their way through lockdown

The impact of the pandemic is continuing to show up in odd places. This time: shoes v sheets.

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