Health

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Aussies refuse virus evacuation flight

Aussies refuse virus evacuation flight

After weeks of waiting, 180 Australian passengers on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship will be flown out but several have refused to evacuate.

Woman loses her limbs in sudden illness

Woman loses her limbs in sudden illness

Four months ago Kannika McClelland was working as a dental nurse when she suddenly fell ill. Days later she was in a coma fighting for her life.

Teen’s ‘upsetting’ ordeal on virus ship

Teen’s ‘upsetting’ ordeal on virus ship

After an idyllic holiday, chaos unfolded on the Diamond Princess cruise ship. And for this Brisbane student and others on board, the ordeal is only half over.

More Aussies on cruise ship diagnosed with coronavirus

premium_icon More Aussies on cruise ship diagnosed with coronavirus

Thirty-six Australians from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for the coronavirus as passengers scramble to get on the evacuation flight home.

‘Teddy bear’ dad mourned after sudden death

premium_icon ‘Teddy bear’ dad mourned after sudden death

A beloved Sunshine Coast father’s sudden and unexpected death has left his family perplexed and his heartbroken widow in financial turmoil. How you can help.

Chilling new virus development

Chilling new virus development

China has repeatedly insisted its deadly coronavirus outbreak is under control – but this latest move suggests the truth is dramatically different.

Older