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Boy, 4, dies after virus delays surgery

A Melbourne mother has shared her heartbreaking story of losing her child after the coronavirus pandemic stopped the family travelling to Poland for life saving surgery. Rebecca Marsh, 41, was scheduled to take her son Jahleel to Poland for surgery for gene replacement therapy to treat his Amino Acid Decarboxylase Deficiency (AADC). Jahleel was diagnosed… Read More »

Vic cracks down on virus rule flouters

Victoria is cracking down on repeat offenders who flout COVID-19 isolation rules with on-the-spot fines of almost $ 5000, while introducing a permit system for workers. Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday announced more police, defence and health department personnel would be deployed to dish out the hefty fines for people not self-isolating. As the government… Read More »

Retail hit hard amid Vic virus measures

Most retail in Melbourne will be closed to customers while tight restrictions will be in place at construction and meat processing sites, as part of efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus. Announcing the new rules to fight the state’s second wave of the virus on Monday, Premier Daniel Andrews urged people not to panic… Read More »