President Joe Biden has hailed a "great day in America" as he announced that those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 generally don't need to wear masks.
Zeke Miller and Michael Balsamo
Australia has done sensationally well in suppressing COVID-19 – but the country risks North Korea-style isolation if one thing doesn’t change.
The Pfizer COVID-19 shot produces a much higher antibody response in older people when the second dose is delayed to three months, according to a UK study.
Citizens of Ohio who get their COVID jabs stand to win huge weekly prizes in a controversial attempt to incentivise vaccinations.
Wayne Swan’s Brisbane-born daughter Erinn reveals what it was really like living overseas during the pandemic, locked down for the better part of a year and the dreadful moment her tiny daughter contracted COVID.
The coronavirus infection rate among 200 Australian citizens returning on the first flight from India on Saturday could be in the double digits.
The Philippines has eased COVID-19 restrictions in the capital while a US health agency says fully vaccinated people can shed their masks in most places.
Three days after a Melbourne man returning from overseas travel was confirmed as a positive COVID-19 case, there have been no local infections.
Callum Godde and Liz Hobday
The first plane load of Australians repatriated from India will land in the Northern Territory on Saturday after a weeks-long travel ban.
The Queensland government is ordering thousands fewer COVID-19 vaccine doses than it was a month ago, while blaming short supply of jabs for its mass-vaccination hub delay.
MADURA MCCORMACK, JESSICA MARSZALEK, RACHAEL ROSEL
Opposition parties in India have rounded on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of failing to act against a surging second wave of COVID-19.
A survey shows that more than a quarter of adults in the European Union would be unlikely to take the COVID-19 vaccine when it was offered to them.
A daily record in new coronavirus cases has been reported in Thailand after clusters in two jails saw nearly 3000 inmates infected.
Travel throughout Sri Lanka has been banned in a bid to curb a surge in coronavirus cases.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1800 AEST on Thursday, May 13, 2021.
Just days after bodies were found floating in the Ganges, other bodies have been found buried in the sand alongside the river.
Superstar cricketers Steve Smith, Patrick Cummins and the rest of the Australians who fled the Indian Premier League bubble for the Maldives are on track to return home as early as Sunday.
Western Australia's coronavirus restrictions are set to be further eased, allowing capacity crowds to return to major sporting events.
Nepal is experiencing its worst COVID-19 surge, overwhelming hospitals, as political turmoil returns to curb government action against the virus.
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There have been seven new cases of blood clots after people had the AstraZeneca vaccine in Australia, the TGA has confirmed.
The Perth and Peel regions can return to pre-lockdown life as of Saturday, Premier Mark McGowan has announced.
Pfizer is yet to guarantee delivery schedules of COVID-19 vaccine to New Zealand beyond next month, when its mass vaccination campaign is due to begin.
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