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US virus death toll exceeds Vietnam War

The United States' death toll from the novel coronavirus has exceeded the 58,220 American lives lost during the Vietnam War as cases topped one million, according to a Reuters tally.

Tracing app like sunscreen for virus: PM

Scott Morrison wants Australians to consider putting a coronavirus contact tracing app on their phones as the same as putting on suncream to protect their skin.

Restrictions ease but NSW deaths continue

The NSW premier has warned the number of COVID-19 cases in the state will inevitably rise as restrictions on house visits are eased, even as a nursing home in western Sydney recorded another four deaths.

COVID-19 vaccine trial to start in Perth

A Perth clinical research company wants healthy adults and elderly volunteers to participate in one of the world's first human coronavirus vaccine trials.

Trump faults China for coronavirus spread

US President Donald Trump says China could have stopped the coronavirus before it swept the globe and said his administration was conducting "serious investigations" into what happened.