The global COVID death toll is edging towards 5,000,000 as the deadly pandemic continues to tighten its grip across all corners of the world.
Australia has reached its next vaccination milestone — with 75 per cent of the eligible population now double-dosed. But WA is still lagging behind other States and Territories.
A Cancer Council poll has raised the alarm among health experts as to whether the sun-safe message is actually getting through.
Anti-vaccination protesters are confronting journalists outside Parliament House, saying ‘coercion is not choice’.
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A Perth psychiatrist who works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital has been suspended by the medical regulating body.
A WA widower whose wife succumbed to breast cancer has encouraged men to ditch feelings of embarrassment and seek out a doctor after he too was diagnosed with the deadly disease.
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The staggering amount of West Aussies who could soon be without a job — if they refuse to get vaccinated under an expanded mandate announced by the State Government — has been revealed.
Vaccination will become mandatory for a huge list of occupations including teachers and those in construction, with the Government saying we’re in the ‘final quarter’ of the fight against the virus.
Western Australia has enough emergency ventilators to deal with a COVID-19 outbreak, health authorities have insisted — if the state’s vaccination rates pick up.
Mark McGowan has rejected concerns WA won’t achieve the 80 per cent double dose vaccination target by Christmas, but the Premier is adamant he won’t take border risks and ‘fall at the last hurdle’.
Vaccine Commander Chris Dawson has revealed what percentage of people won’t roll up for WA as the Government announced how it is working to bolster the State’s lagging rate of double dosed residents.
Recent arrivals into WA from Tasmania are being urged to get tested for COVID-19 after Hobart and southern Tasmania were shunted into a snap three-day lockdown over an infected NSW traveller.
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A worryingly high number of Australian children miss out on the most important meal of the day. But help is at hand.
More than 300,000 Australian children experience a mental health disorder each year. A new Federal Government strategy hopes to change that.
Liquids used in the popular flavoured e-cigarettes — which are common despite being illegal in WA without a prescription — contain nasty chemicals even though they are nicotine-free, researchers warn.
Forty-five per cent of people over 50 have experienced ageism in the past year, according to research commissioned by national campaign EveryAGE Counts.
First Nations Australians lose hundreds of thousands of years of healthy life per year to illness and injury – but the figure is shrinking.
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A new WA study has revealed that breast milk can prevent babies from developing food allergies.
Australians may soon be able to treat COVID-19 by popping a pill — a promising new treatment on the international market that is drastically reducing the chance of death from the virus.
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