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Urgent alert for 10 Melbourne suburbs

Victorian health officials have put ten Melbourne suburbs on alert after coronavirus fragments were found in wastewater. The suburbs are Clayton, Clayton South, Dingley Village, Glen Waverley, Mount Waverley, Mulgrave, Notting Hill, Springvale, Springvale South and Wheelers Hill. “Anyone with even mild COVID-19 symptoms is urged to get tested, especially people who live in or… Read More »

Amid pandemic, specialty telehealth outpaces urgent care, Amwell poll says

Dive Brief: Doctors and consumers expect to use virtual care more often after COVID-19 than they did before, according to a new survey from telehealth vendor Amwell, hinting at the long-term potential of the virtual care model in healthcare. Prior to the pandemic, the majority of virtual visits were for on-demand urgent care. But this… Read More »

Hancock calls for urgent review into coronavirus death data in England

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has called for an urgent review into how coronavirus deaths have been recorded in England. It follows confirmation from Public Health England that reported deaths may have included people who tested positive months before they died. Other UK nations only include those who die within 28 days of a positive test.… Read More »