Restaurants, bars and other venues have reopened in Israel as coronavirus restrictions ease, while Italy plans to vaccinate all its citizens by summer's end.
After a two-month closure, British students will return to schools on Monday, backed by a coronavirus testing regime in schools and at home.
One woman has died and another is ill after jabs from the same batch of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine in Austria, prompting authorities to suspend the batch.
Michael Shields and Ludwig Burger
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1730 AEDT on Sunday, March 7, 2021.
The first election photos of a politician with a baby have arrived, as Premier Mark McGowan announced a $36 million expansion of the nursing graduate program if re-elected.
Former prime minister Julia Gillard has joined Health Minister Greg Hunt to be among the first Australians to get the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination.
Colin Brinsden and Angelo Risso
New Zealand has reported just one new case of COVID-19, with most restrictions lifted across the country.
The Dalai Lama has received his first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine and has urged others to come forward and get vaccinated.
Watching the Royal Commission into Aged Care reminded me that living — and dying — comfortably is a privilege few Australians in aged care have. Perhaps the secret is to avoid the system entirely.
Ben HarveyChief Reporter
Coronavirus infections are increasing again in Europe after a six-week decline, driven by fast-spreading virus variants.
The Dalai Lama has urged people to come forward, be brave and get vaccinated against COVID-19 after getting the first injection at a hospital in northern India.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1800 AEDT on Saturday, March 6, 2021.
A child has been treated in hospital for meningococcal B, the third case of the life-threatening bacterial infection in WA this year.
The World Health Organisation says the full report of a probe into the origin of the coronavirus in China will be presented in the week beginning on March 14.
Stephanie Nebehay and Emma Farge
Paraguayan police have fired rubber bullets and tear gas in clashes with protesters over the government response to the worsening coronavirus crisis.
Disneyland and other Californian theme parks will be allowed to reopen at limited capacity on April 1 after almost a year of being closed due to COVID-19.
Italy has passed the three million mark in confirmed coronavirus cases, with the English and Brazilian variants potentially fuelling the rise in cases.
UK officials say they have found a person infected with a variant of COVID-19 first identified in northern Brazil.
William James and Alistair Smout
The UK government will require people travelling overseas to carry a form setting out why their trip is allowed amid the pandemic lockdown.
The World Health Organisation says countries should not believe that the coronavirus pandemic is over.
Emma Frage and Stephanie Nebehay
Leaked St John Ambulance case logs lay bare the horrific circumstances endured by patients — many elderly — needing to be admitted to WA’s overflowing emergency departments but kept waiting for hours.
Screen time is causing neck, spine and posture problems in young children and ‘playing havoc’ with their school readiness, researchers have warned.
The Northern Territory is set to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to workers in some remote towns, as the first phase of the rollout nears completion.
Scientists are apparently no closer to understanding how COVID-19 developed than they were a year ago, despite a WHO investigation in China.
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