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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    On COVID-19 frontline, hospitals have a growing toolkit for fighting illness
     10 September 2021
    Physicians are now able to draw on several approved treatments for those who fall sick with COVID-19, including the newly-approved drug sotrovimab, but vaccination remains essential to reducing admissions to hospital.
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    As the twin towers burned on September 11, hundreds of people became trapped in narrow stairwells
    10 Sep: Up or down, left or right, panicked choices on that September day determined the chances of survival for people, unaware the odds were already stacked against them in buildings designed to maximise profit, not safety.... more
    Taliban appoint members of Haqqani terrorist network in senior Afghan government roles
    10 Sep: Members of the Haqqani network are responsible for some of the most brutal terrorist attacks of recent times and now they are a key part of Afghanistan's government.... more
    Why you should be wary of the information presented in Craig Kelly's mass text messages
    10 Sep: Many Australians recently received unsolicited text messages from federal MP Craig Kelly with information regarding vaccine safety. But the information was lacking key context.... more
    Health workers face death threats as COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy takes hold in PNG
    10 Sep: Australian health workers in PNG say vaccine hesitancy has become so extreme they've been threatened with violence if they bring doses into some communities.... more
    Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez out to do 'something special' at US Open as rising stars reach semi-finals
    9 Sep: Two rising stars of women's tennis have plotted a path to the final of the US Open. Now, Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez are ready to shock the world.... more
    Former Apple Daily reporters raise concerns over press freedom in Hong Kong
    9 Sep: Three former Apple Daily reporters are taking the risk of speaking out to 7.30, saying they fear more media outlets could be targeted next.... more
    Ebony Lovett, 21, jailed for more than seven years over fatal crash in WA's Great Southern
    9 Sep: Ebony Lovett is jailed over a crash in January 2020 in which she fell asleep at the wheel after not sleeping for 20 hours and killed one of her passengers.... more
    The man snatching Africa's 'stolen' treasures from the museums of Europe
    9 Sep: During its time as a colonial power, France took tens of thousands of objects from Africa. Now, one man says he's taking them back.... more
    China offers $42 million in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan as UN warns of women's rights 'rollback'
    9 Sep: China says the US and its allies should help Afghanistan's positive development while respecting its sovereignty and independence.... more

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      16 Sep: 'decimated': franz josef tourism businesses suffer as borders stay closed (RadioNZ)
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    Applause in Queensland Parliament gallery as historic bill passed, legalising voluntary assisted dying 4:35

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