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Jeff Lewis

US reality star Jeff Lewis says a super-spreader that resulted in him, his sometimes boyfriend and at least a third of the guests contracting COVID was ‘worth almost dying for’. Jeff Lewis is a real-estate speculator and interior designer. He previously hosted eleven seasons of Flipping Out on Bravo. He currently fronts Jeff Lewis Live …

comedian alright hey covid-19 isolation christmas day

Sydney-based comedian and influencer Matt Hey, known on YouTube and Instagram as Alright Hey, has opened up to his followers about his pre-Christmas Covid-19 diagnosis. On Wednesday, Hey shared a series of Instagram Stories discussing his “rollercoaster” diagnosis as he prepares to spend Christmas Day alone in isolation. He explained it’s been seven days since …

omicron rampant hiv

As researchers race to learn more about Omicron, one theory focuses on rampant HIV in Southern Africa. COVID can persist for months in people with compromised immune systems. Scientists believe the increased time span offers increased opportunities for the virus to mutate. While a manageable, chronic disease in western countries, rampant HIV remains a reality …

Tom Daley battled COVID

Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley battled COVID a few months before winning Olympic gold in Tokyo. Paramedics rushed the diver to hospital when he began to struggle to breathe. The British gold medalist spoke of his illness for the first time in an interview with The Times. He told the newspaper he needed months to …

jab or job covid-19 vaccination

We asked an expert — jab or job? Can Australian employers insist on workers receiving a COVID-19 vaccination? The answer — so far — in most cases, no. Prime Minister Scott Morrison previously described jab or job as a decision for individual businesses. “Decisions to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees will be a matter for …

barnaby joyce beetrooter katie hopkins pack your bongo

Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce this morning joined calls for quarantine flasher and far-right British media celebrity Katie Hopkins to leave the country. Reminiscing about his role in the Johnny Depp Scottish Terrier saga, the Beetrooter said Hopkins should “Pack your bongo and get out of the country.” Katie Hopkins video at end of …

vaccination covid-19 jab

Have you had your COVID-19 jab yet? If you haven’t then you’ve probably got some questions, and rather than watching a dodgy internet news show about vaccination or waiting for another announcement by Scotty from Marketing, why not ask DocQ! Dr Rhys Young is a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and has a special …

spanish flu covid pandemic

Reading newspaper articles from the time of the Spanish Flu feels depressingly familiar. Indeed, it’s déjà vu all over again. Anti-vaxxers, deniers, conspiracy theorists, profiteers, and quacks grabbed the headlines then, as they do during the COVID pandemic. “People were different back then,” apologists love to chant about days gone by. But, if those know-nothings …

Fact-checking Alan Jones

Some fact-checkers like to challenge themselves. But others like easier work. For them, there’s fact-checking Alan Jones. In an article in Murdoch newspapers this week, Jones takes aim at Gladys Berejiklian over lockdowns and COVID restrictions. Besides forgetting to mention that the two Yankee doctors he quotes are whacko conspiracy theorists and anti-vaxxers, he gets …

get your vacc on covid19 vaccination

Well, folks, the day has finally arrived. The SARS-COV2 COVID19 vaccination rollout has begun. So, when your turn comes, get your vacc on. You might know that Australia’s COVID19 vaccination plan includes two different vaccines. The mRNA Pfizer vaccine arrived first and was offered to very high-risk groups including frontline workers. (Who knew that also …

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