Covid 19 coronavirus: Australia suspends travel bubble with NZ

Australia’s Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced Australia will suspend its one-way travel bubble with New Zealand for at least 72 hours out of an “abundance of caution”. The changes are coming into effect immediately. Any passengers from New Zealand

Covid-19 coronavirus: Fishermen double-bunking key factor in Christchurch health worker cases

The double-bunking of international mariners and poor ventilation led to two health workers contracting Covid-19 in Christchurch. A publically released report, written by Canterbury District Health Board clinicians, documented their experience managing the first group of 235 Russian and Ukrainian

Biden to sign coronavirus measures, requires mask use to travel

WASHINGTON — Deep in the deadliest coronavirus wave and facing worrisome new mutations, President Joe Biden will kick off his national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and increase the use of masks —