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NSW social distancing stays until vaccine

Social distancing rules will be a "way of life" until a coronavirus vaccine is found even though the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to stabilise in NSW.

Shark kills ranger off Qld island

A young Queensland ranger fatally mauled by a shark in front of his work mates was thrilled to have landed his dream job, his school community says.

Virus deaths 'levelling off' in countries

The steep rise in coronavirus deaths in New York appears to levelling off in a possible sign that social distancing is working in the most lethal hot spot in the US, the state governor says - a trend that appears to have taken hold more convincingly in hard-hit Italy, Spain...

Boris Johnson virus symptoms 'persistent'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is undergoing hospital tests after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms for more than 10 days, but the government says he's in good spirits and still in charge.