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Australian shares listless as traders weigh up conflicting coronavirus economic information – ABC News

The Australian share market is swinging either side of flat, as investors weigh the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on corporate profits and the broader economy.

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The Australian share market was trading higher at lunchtime, in the middle of a listless session.
The market has been helped by ABS data showing a surge in company profits over the June quarter, and by good economic data out of China.
But data from the Reserve Bank showed a fall in the demand for credit in July, especially personal lending.
At 12:50pm (AEST) the ASX 200 index was up 0.2 per cent, or 10 points, to 6,084.
Fruit and vegetable grower Costa Group was doing the best on the benchma…

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Hospital floors create route of transfer of potentially dangerous organisms to patients – News-Medical.Net

The floors of hospital rooms are quickly and frequently contaminated with antibiotic-resistant bacteria within hours of patient admission, creating a route of transfer…

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 30 2020
The floors of hospital rooms are quickly and frequently contaminated with antibiotic-resistant bacteria within hours of patient admission, creating a route of transfer of potentially dangerous organisms to patients, according to a study published today as part of the proceedings from Decennial 2020: The Sixth International Conference on Healthcare-Associated Infections.
Decennial 2020, an initiative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and…

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David and Victoria Beckham sign $29 million Netflix deal – NEWS.com.au

David and Victoria Beckham sign $29 million Netflix deal

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David and Victoria Beckham have signed a $A29 million Netflix deal.The couple are said to have signed a deal on a series about their family, which will show unseen footage of their lives, thanks to the family keeping a heavy archive.
However, the show will also be focusing on David’s, 45, current life, with a camera crew that will follow him around.
RELATED: Beckham defended over ‘inappropriate’ photo
The show has claimed that viewers will get to see “hilarious” insights into the early days of David…

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Wallabies winger Daugunu’s trash talk makes him ‘sound like a d**k’: NZ view – Fox Sports

Wallabies youngster Filipo Daugunu didn’t hold back on the trash talk ahead of Bledisloe III – and now the Kiwis aren’t happy.

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Daugunu said the Aussies had to target All Blacks starlet Caleb Clarke on Saturday, after Clarke tore the Wallabies defence apart in a remarkable debut performance in New Zealands 27-7 win in Bledisloe II.
Daugunu looked positively gleeful at the chance to enact revenge on his opposite winger come Saturday. He told journalists on Thursday: Our aim is to kick to him and contest; for him to catch so we can smash him I cant wait to hit him.
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