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Coronavirus Australia live news: Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese address socially distant Federal Parliament – ABC News

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Nick Coatsworth says there are strong ethical regulations surrounding the use of human cells in vaccine development following the Archbishop of Sydney’s comments on Oxford University’s vaccine candidate. Follow live.

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“At this stage, there are no plans to do anything other than our standard process with assessing the safety and efficacy of a vaccine. That is a very important message for Australians.
“If there is any adjustment at all to that process, it will be clearly communicated the reasons why, noting of course that doing things quickly does not necessarily mean that corners are being cut.
“And I think that it would be an absolute requirement for us as health professionals, for our Australian therapeuti…

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The one big question that still casts doubt over Richmond Tigers’ AFL dynasty claims – Fox Sports

With a win over Geelong at the Gabba on Saturday night, Ri…

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Why three is the magic number, and whether or not it should be, are both debates for another time.
The fact is only two other teams have won three flags within four seasons since the creation of the AFL: Brisbane Lions and Hawthorn.
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Team Penske announces Supercars exit, Scott McLaughlin to take up Indycar full-time – Wide World of Sports

As legendary owner departs in huge shake-up

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Team Penske has announced it will not return to the Supercars Championship in 2021, nor will star driver Scott McLaughlin.
In a double announcement this morning, the team confirmed it will part company with Dick Johnson Racing after six years in the championship, and revealed McLaughlin will take up IndyCar full-time from next year.
McLaughlin is set to make his IndyCar debut this weekend in Florida, after dominating the supercars championship in 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Dick Johnson with DJR Team Penske’s…

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US virus deaths ‘could hit 500000’ by Feb – Grenfell Record and Bland Advertiser

The US death toll from COVID-19 could surpass 500,000 by February unless nearly all Americans wear face masks, according to researchers, as 14 states set new…

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The US death toll from COVID-19 could surpass 500,000 by February unless nearly all Americans wear face masks, according to researchers, as 14 states set new records for one-day increases in infections.
The latest estimate by the widely cited University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation reflects fears that cold winter weather will drive Americans indoors, where the virus is more likely to spread.
Nationwide, 76,195 new cases were reported on Thursday, according to a Reuters…

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