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    Singapore is often praised for its coronavirus response. How does it compare to Australia's?
     7 April 2020
    Singapore has been lauded for its response to the coronavirus pandemic and until recently, it had kept its schools open, as Australia has. But the countries differ on other measures.
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    Boris Johnson admitted to London intensive care unit after coronavirus symptoms worsen
    7 Apr: Boris Johnson, who had been quarantined in Downing Street since March 26, is receiving "excellent care" in London's St Thomas' hospital, with his Foreign Secretary given the job of standing in for the British PM "where necessary".... more
    I have asthma. Am I more at risk of having a severe coronavirus infection?
    7 Apr: Coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath are familiar symptoms for people who have asthma. So what happens if you add COVID-19 into the mix?... more
    Cyclone Harold batters Vanuatu, heavy damage expected
    7 Apr: Emergency workers are expecting bad news when communication lines finally open in Vanuatu after the fury of Cyclone Harold.... more
    The hunt for hydroxyl radicals in Antarctica could reveal the secrets of our future climate
    7 Apr: Trapped deep under layers of solid Antarctic ice are air bubbles from before the industrial age holding clues to a climate riddle which could radically reshape our understanding of global warming.... more
    Treasury underestimated coronavirus like the rest of us, FOI documents show
    7 Apr: Documents obtained under freedom of information show how quickly the coronavirus pandemic has overwhelmed Australian policymaking in recent weeks.... more
    Coronavirus has changed the US election race — and Donald Trump has lost his rally advantage
    7 Apr: The coronavirus crisis has forced the US presidential campaign to change in unprecedented ways but the show must go on, writes Charles Edel.... more
    Coronavirus distancing measures lifted as Cyclone Harold lashes Vanuatu
    6 Apr: The head of disaster management says the rules need to be suspended so people can gather in evacuation centres as a powerful category five cyclone moves across the Pacific island nation.... more
    Scientists translate coronavirus spike protein into music, revealing more about its structure
    6 Apr: Scientists have translated the characteristic spikes of the new coronavirus into a musical score. It's surprisingly soothing, and could play a role in helping us understand the virus better or even develop drugs to fight it.... more
    Premier League footballers are being asked to take a coronavirus pay cut, but should they?
    6 Apr: English Premier League players are coming under fire for not taking a pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic, but the players association argues cutting player salaries could do more harm than good.... more

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     International NewsLinks
      7 Apr: Expert optimistic over level-4 response, but says testing and quarantine vital elements (RadioNZ)
      7 Apr: Fifa rubber stamps new zealand football prospect maya hahn's germany switch (
      7 Apr: Mass isolation of world’s best players among plans to keep t20 cup dream alive (
      7 Apr: Emirates restarts some international flights (
      6 Apr: Coronavirus: new plymouth international school students confident in nz response despite separation (
      6 Apr: Court of appeal rules in favour of domestic violence victim who fled from australia to new zealand with her child (NZ Herald)
      6 Apr: Court of appeal rules in favour of mother who said she fled australia due to violent relationship (RadioNZ)
      6 Apr: All whites: winston waits as fears grow (NZ Herald)
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