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    Coronavirus cases spike after Australia cruise ship stand-off ends

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:39pm on March 28, 2020

    Dozens more passengers on a cruise ship docked in Western Australia showed symptoms of coronavirus Saturday after the vessel was allowed ashore following days stranded...

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    Langer sees ‘silver lining’ in coronavirus shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 09:57pm on March 27, 2020

    Australia coach Justin Langer is encouraging his players to see a ‘silver lining’ from the coronavirus shutdown of sport and enjoy the ‘nirvana’ of unexpected...

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    Australian beaches locked down

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 11:18pm on March 21, 2020

    Sunbathers, surfers and tourists were banned from Bondi Beach on Saturday in efforts to contain the coronavirus, which has now infected more than 1,000 people...

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    Warne’s gin distillery shifts to hand sanitiser

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 09:18pm on March 20, 2020

    Australian cricket great Shane Warne has halted production of gin at a distillery he co-owns to make medical-grade hand sanitiser for hospitals in these ‘challenging...

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    Australia confirms seventh coronavirus death, 700 infections

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha/ Xinhua .Sydney | Updated at 12:56pm on March 20, 2020

    The seventh person died in Australia after contracting COVID-19 as confirmed cases skyrocketed to over 700 on Friday, with 144 new cases in 24 hours....

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    Australian scientists map how immune system fights virus

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:04am on March 18, 2020

    Scientists in Australia say they have identified how the body’s immune system fights the Covid-19 virus, reports BBConline. Their research, published in Nature Medicine journal...

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    ‘Elderly hour’ in Aussie stores as panic-buying continues

    Agence-France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 11:50pm on March 17, 2020

    Australia’s elderly were let in early to supermarkets on Tuesday but there were still scenes of coronavirus panic buying in some areas, with reports of...

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    Australia unveils $11b stimulus to avert virus downturn

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:17pm on March 12, 2020

    Australia on Thursday unveiled a massive $11 billion spending plan designed to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and avert the country’s first...

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    Bangladesh confirm Ireland, Australia date

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:02pm on March 11, 2020

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday confirmed the itinerary of forthcoming series against Ireland and Australia, respectively at away and home in May and June....

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    Aussies stick with handshakes

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 11:23pm on March 09, 2020

    Australia’s cricketers will continue to shake hands, coach Justin Langer said Monday, despite England enforcing a strict fist-bump only policy to prevent spread of the...