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7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “7NEWS Update – Feb 25: Brisbane ‘ideal candidate’ for 2032 Olympics; AFP investigate assault | 7NEWS” – below is their description.
Australia looks set to host the Olympics for a third time, with Brisbane expected to be named as the preferred location for the 2032 games; the Australian Federal Police has confirmed it’s investigating the alleged sexual assault of former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins; and Australia’s mass COVID vaccine program is in turmoil after two Queensland aged care residents received an overdose of the drug.7NEWS Australia YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Australia
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In This Story: Brisbane
Brisbane, capital of Queensland, Australia, is a large city on the Brisbane River. Population: 2.28 million (2016).
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In This Story: Brittany Higgins
Brittany Higgins is a former Australian political advisor, who alleged she was raped by a male colleague in Australia’s Parliament House.
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In This Story: COVID-19
Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
Latest News about Covid-19
Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.
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In This Story: Police
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In This Story: Queensland
Queensland (QLD) is an Australian state covering the continent’s northeast, with a coastline stretching nearly 7,000km. Its offshore Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, hosts thousands of marine species. The city of Cairns is a gateway to the reef and tropical Daintree Rainforest. The capital, Brisbane, is flanked by the surfing beaches of the Gold and Sunshine Coasts.
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In This Story: Vaccine
A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular infectious disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins.