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Australia Covid updates live: some restrictions ease in Sydney hotspots; second Moderna shipment arrives

Recreation and picnic rules relaxed in 12 Sydney hotspots, and another flight carrying Moderna doses lands. Follow the latest news live Victoria Covid roadmap: premier declares ‘we are opening up’, with lockdown to end in late October NSW update: 1.083 new Covid cases and 13 deaths NSW Covid vaccination rate by postcode – check your suburb NSW restrictions; border restrictions …

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Morning mail: cost of the pandemic on women, more restrictions lift, OnlyFans saga

Monday: Australian women more likely to drop out of the workforce during the pandemic, figures show. Plus: how to plan a holiday in uncertain times Good morning. Gender inequality is hitting headlines today. Australian women are more likely to drop out of the workforce during the pandemic, figures show, and there are fewer receiving additional Covid support payments. Women also …

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Gordon Brown calls for urgent action to avert ‘Covid vaccine waste disaster’

More than 100m doses could be discarded by December if global leaders do not share jabs with poorest countries, warns former PM More than 100m Covid vaccine doses are due to expire and be “thrown away” unless global leaders urgently share surplus supplies with the world’s poorest countries, Gordon Brown has warned. The “staggering” number of stockpiled “use now” jabs …

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Texas women in New York restaurant vaccine brawl say race a factor

Confrontation outside Carmine’s went viral Black Lives Matter activist promises protest A lawyer for three women from Texas arrested after a brawl outside a popular New York City restaurant over the requirement that guests show proof of vaccination has introduced a new factor into the case: race. In video shot by an onlooker last Thursday and shared widely on social …

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