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New risk for Victorian outbreak

Victorian police are arguing they should be prioritised in the vaccine rollout, claiming the health department has been “slow to move”. Police association state secretary Wayne Gatt said the infrastructure of Victoria’s centralised police workforce meant officers were working across high-risk areas without having had the jab. “The problem is our members now are in… Read More »

Coronavirus outbreak in Kentucky nursing home linked to R.1 variant, prompts concern over vaccine impact

A so-called R.1 coronavirus lineage variant was detected in an outbreak at a Kentucky nursing facility where nearly all residents were vaccinated, according to one of the latest reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Health departments noted that coronavirus infections cropped up in a quarter of vaccinated residents, raising concerns about vaccine… Read More »