Australia and New Zealand will work together to evacuate their isolated and vulnerable citizens from China’s virus-hit Hubei province... ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The Latest: New Zealand, Singapore to evacuate nationals  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
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The Latest: Japan sends plane to China to evacuate citizens  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Japan is sending its first chartered flight to China to evacuate Japanese citizens from Wuhan, the city at the center of a deadly viral outbreak more
The Latest: Japan plane is in China to evacuate 200 citizens  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Japanese media say a Japanese plane has arrived in the Chinese city that is the epicenter of a new virus and will bring back 200 citizens more
The Latest: New Zealand, Thailand fly citizens from Wuhan  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A charter flight carrying New Zealanders home from Wuhan has landed in Auckland more
China counts 106 virus deaths as US, others move to evacuate  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
China has reported 25 more deaths from a new viral disease, raising the total to 106, as the United States and other governments prepared to evacuate... more
The Latest: South Korea to evacuate 700 citizens from Wuhan  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
South Korea says it plans to send chartered planes to China to pick up about 700 South Koreans who wish to return home from Wuhan, the city at... more
The Latest: Britain flying back citizens from Wuhan  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The British government is preparing to fly citizens back from the Chinese city at the center of the outbreak of a new virus, and will put them in quarantine for two weeks more
UK, France urge citizens out of China; Belgium sees 1st case  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Britain has urged all of its citizens in China to leave because of the outbreak of the new virus, while Belgium became the latest nation to... more
NASA, New Zealand partner to collect climate data from commercial aircraft  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
NASA is partnering with the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, New Zealand Space Agency, Air New Zealand and the University of Auckland to... more
UK urges citizens in China to leave; Belgium sees first case  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Britain has urged all of its citizens in China to leave because of the outbreak of the new virus, while Belgium became the latest nation to... more
The Latest: Indonesia, Britain make evacuation flight plans  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Indonesia's government says it is preparing to evacuate nearly 250 Indonesians from China's Hubei province due to a viral outbreak more
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Australia has joined New Zealand, the United States, Indonesia, India, Israel and other countries in deciding to refuse entry to all foreigners flying from or who... more
The Latest: Russia, Uzbekistan evacuate nationals from China  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Russia and Uzbekistan have evacuated hundreds of people from China, most of them from the epicenter of a viral outbreak in the city of Wuhan more
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Up to half a million mussels were effectively cooked in the wild in unusually balmy waters on the New Zealand coast in a massive "die-off" that marine experts have linked to climate... more
The Latest: Evacuation flight from Wuhan lands in Vancouver  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A plane carrying Canadian citizens from Wuhan, China, has landed in Vancouver more
The Latest: Plane bringing back Britons from China delayed  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
A U.K. government-chartered flight that had been scheduled to bring 200 British citizens home from the Chinese city at the center of a new virus outbreak won’t fly as planned... more
Upper-plate earthquakes caused uplift along New Zealand's Northern Hikurangi Margin  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Earthquakes along a complex series of faults in the upper plate of New Zealand's northern Hikurangi Subduction Margin were responsible for coastal uplift in the region, according to... more
The Latest: Germany discourages non-essential trips to China  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Germany's foreign ministry is urging citizens to postpone non-essential travel to China and explicitly discouraging any travel to Hubei province, the epicenter of an outbreak of a novel coronavirus more
The Latest: Cambodian leader urges calm on virus from China  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Cambodia's leader has urged citizens to remain calm about the new virus from China, which has been confirmed in a single case of a visitor from Wuhan, while... more
Japan urges citizens not to travel to China because of virus  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The Japanese Foreign Ministry is urging its citizens not to travel to China because of the possibility of the further spread of a new virus more
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Worldwide, the incidence rates of skin cancer, like other types of cancer, is increasing. People in Europe and the Nordic countries are, compared to other areas of the... more
Many older people in Australia are missing out on shingles vaccination  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Many older Australians are missing out on the chance to get vaccinated against shingles, according to the latest edition of Australian Prescriber. more
EU to repatriate 600 citizens seeking to flee China virus  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The European Union is working to repatriate about 600 citizens from 14 EU countries seeking to leave China because of a spreading new virus more
Rebuilding from the ashes of disaster: What Australia can learn from India  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A key question facing us all after Australia's unprecedented bushfires is how will we do reconstruction differently? We need to ensure our rebuilding and... more
The Latest: Chinese soccer team quarantined in Australia  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Australian health officials say the Chinese women's national soccer team is being quarantined in Brisbane city over concerns about the possible spread of coronavirus more
Bushfires burned a fifth of Australia's forest: study  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Australia's wildfires have destroyed more than a fifth of the country's forests, making the blazes "globally unprecedented" following a years-long drought linked to climate change, researchers said Monday. more
New predatory dinosaur added to Australia's prehistory  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Evidence of agile, carnivorous two-legged dinosaurs known as noasaurids have been found across the now dispersed land masses that once formed the ancient southern supercontinent of Gondwana, but never in Australia—until now. more
Statewide prevalence of gun ownership tied to police use of lethal force  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Police use of lethal force in the United States has triggered public scrutiny of violent interactions between police and citizens. Past research has focused... more
Australia heatwave renews bushfire worries  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Australia was bracing for a heatwave to sweep across the country's fire-ravaged southeast in the coming days, with the forecast stoking fears the soaring temperatures could inflame bushfires. more
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