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Bubonic plague cases confirmed in China

Health News The Yersinia pestis bacterium responsible for bubonic plague (Photo: Adobe stock) Just when you thought there was only one communicable disease to worry about, here comes more news out of China about another one. This time, it’s the bubonic plague, a name that conjures up fear as it was also called the ‘Black… Read More »

Number of coronavirus cases in Australia

The number of coronavirus cases in Australia continues to climb, fuelled by double-digit growth in Victoria in the last fortnight. Australia has recorded a total 7834 cases of COVID-19, with 3189 in New South Wales, 2159 in Victoria, 1067 in Queensland, 443 in South Australia, 611 in Western Australia, 228 in Tasmania, 108 in the… Read More »

California reports more than 7,000 coronavirus cases, biggest daily jump so far

A person walks by a closed Banana Republic store on June 11, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Economic worries due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continue as an additional 1.5 million people filed for first-time unemployment benefits in the past week. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The California Department of Public Health reported its second… Read More »