A young US woman is aiming to be the first person on Mars - but that's about where the facts stop in many widely shared posts.
A widely shared video claims the SARS-CoV-2 virus has never been isolated in a lab.
Is the fatality rate for COVID-19 only marginally worse than the seasonal flu?
The head of the World Health Organisation hopes the coronavirus pandemic will be shorter than the 1918 Spanish flu and last less than two years.
An inquiry in Victoria's hotel quarantine scheme has heard staff moved between hotels, did not receive adequate training and incorrectly wore PPE.
Swedish statistics indicate the country had its highest tally of deaths in the first half of the year for 150 years.
A Facebook post claims medical studies show the flu vaccination will increase a person's susceptibility to COVID-19.
Victoria's regional hubs of Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo are a virus concern to Premier Daniel Andrews, who has called for vigilance to drive down cases.
Google is working on turning its smartphones into mini-seismographs to generate warnings for users to protect themselves before earthquakes hit.
The federal government wants to gauge Australia's capacity to manufacture a coronavirus vaccine if a drug becomes available.