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Eerie photos question China death tally

Eerie photos question China death tally

Skip to:Photos are circulating on local media outlets showing vast numbers of urns at Wuhan funeral homes countering China’s official death rates.Figures are flying when it comes to the coronavirus mortality rate, so here are some simple facts.Massive deliveries of urns in Wuhan have raised fresh scepticism of China’s coronavirus reporting.As families in the central Chinese city began picking up the cremated ashes of those who have died from the virus this week, photos began circulating on social media and local media outlets showing vast numbers of urns at Wuhan funeral homes, China has...

March 28, 2020
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‘Proof’ age rumour about Quaden is fake

‘Proof’ age rumour about Quaden is fake

Skip to:Outraged supporters of Quaden Bayles have jumped to his defence – sharing a photo that proves he’s just a nine-year-old boy.A cruel conspiracy theory about bullied boy Quaden Bayles has angered the internet, but now rapper Cardi B has leap to his defence.False claims about Quaden Bayles’ age have caused the internet to leap to his defence, many providing “proof” the claims are completely fake.The young Australian boy living with dwarfism captivated people all around the world after his mum posted a heartbreaking video showing the impacts of bullying.Yarraka Bayles, who has long been...

February 24, 2020
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Outbreak of disease that targets testicles ‘way larger’ than thought

Outbreak of disease that targets testicles ‘way larger’ than thought

Skip to:An outbreak of a potentially deadly disease that can lead to inflamed testicles and leave men infertile is “way larger” than first thought.A new study from Wuhan, China has found that more cats have contracted the virus than originally believed.An outbreak of a debilitating airborne infection that can floor people for months, and in some cases kill, is more widespread than first thought, Chinese officials have confirmed. News reports have said the disease’s spread is “way larger” than expected and has led to “widespread concern” about its consequences.Almost 3500 people in the city...

September 17, 2020
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QLD becomes first state to ban gay conversion therapy

QLD becomes first state to ban gay conversion therapy

Skip to:Queensland has become the first state in Australia to criminalise gay conversion therapy, with practitioners found guilty now facing up to 18 months in jail.We thought Australia had finally got it right with their yes vote to gay marriage but it turns out there are still some minorities that believe the ‘gay’ can be counselled away.Queensland has become the first state in Australia to criminalise gay conversion therapy, after state politicians voted to make the “highly destructive and unethical” practice illegal. “Being LGBTIQ is not an affliction or disease that requires medical...

August 14, 2020
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Is this the world’s strongest baby? Standing eight-week old stuns

Is this the world’s strongest baby? Standing eight-week old stuns

Skip to:A father was shocked to discover what his baby daughter could do at just eight weeks old, when other kids take at least nine months. It’s a long heated debate but is it really possible to be both fat and fit?The average age babies are able to support their own weight is about nine months to a year, but one father has claimed his little girl learned to stand on her own at just eight-weeks-old.Lula weighed just 2.5kg when she was born on January 31 and began to hold her head up before she even left the hospital.Now 15-weeks-old, Lula is able to stand on her own without any help or...

May 18, 2020
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Video: Heroic gran fights off alleged thief in carpark

Video: Heroic gran fights off alleged thief in carpark

Skip to:A Gold Coast grandmother has been captured on CCTV fighting off a man who allegedly stole her handbag while she celebrated her birthday. A Gold Coast grandmother celebrating her birthday has fought off a man who allegedly tried to steal her handbag.An alleged thief has met his match in a Gold Coast grandmother after he tried to take her handbag from a busy pub. In dramatic footage obtained by Sunrise, the woman, who was reportedly celebrating her birthday at the Pimpama Tavern in January this year, chases the 42-year-old man through the carpark.According to Sunrise, the man took the...

February 21, 2021
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Baby diagnosed with coronavirus

Baby diagnosed with coronavirus

Skip to:A baby has been diagnosed with coronavirus, in one of two news cases for South Australia. Its mum was diagnosed with the infection.While the global coronavirus crisis worsens, children might be immune from the worst of it.A baby in South Australia has been diagnosed with coronavirus after its mum first came down with the illness.SA Health announced the baby and another new case this afternoon, taking the total number of cases for the state to seven.The baby belongs to a 40-year-old woman who was also diagnosed with the virus after just returning from Iran. They were on the flight...

March 5, 2020
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Italian engineers make ventilators out of snorkelling masks using 3D printed parts

Italian engineers make ventilators out of snorkelling masks using 3D printed parts

Skip to:Italian engineers are making ventilators out of diving masks and supplying them for free to local hospitals in the centre of Europe’s worst coronavirus outbreak.Snorkelling masks are being used to make ventilators for hospitals in the epicentre of Europe’s coronavirus outbreak.Italian engineers came up with the idea to 3D print respiratory valves, a crucial part of the makeshift mask that connects it to an oxygen tube.The start-up business behind the masks, Isinnova, got involved after founder Cristian Fracassi, heard about the valve shortage by word of mouth in Italy’s Lombardy...

March 24, 2020
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Michael David Hough: Son of an ex-Anglican bishop admits trafficking drugs

Michael David Hough: Son of an ex-Anglican bishop admits trafficking drugs

Skip to:The son of a former Anglican bishop snorted cocaine every 40 minutes and sold party drugs to fund his love of designer clothes and lavish lifestyle.The son of a former Anglican bishop snorted cocaine every 40 minutes and sold party drugs to fund his love of designer clothes and lavish lifestyle.Michael David Hough pleaded guilty in the Victorian County Court on Friday to importing a marketable quantity of cocaine and MDMA from June to October 2019.The 30-year-old also admitted to trafficking LSD, cocaine and MDMA, possessing cannabis and attempting to possess ketamine last year.His...

September 11, 2020
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