US birthrate drops to lowest rate in decades amid pandemic
While some jokingly predicted a baby boom when the pandemic first struck, many experts suggested the reverse might happen.
10 hours ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Biden Wants 70% of the US Vaccinated by July 4
But demand for vaccinations is dropping fast. The CDC says that as of April 29, the 7-day average number of vaccinations was 2.6 million per day, down 10.7% over the previous...
11 hours ago - Medscape
My Daughter Died At Summer Camp - Don't Make The Same Mistakes I Made
Trigger warning: child loss June 28, 2019 was a crisp, sunny day in Southern California. After our typical morning routine, accented by a “Yay! it's Friday!” cheer, my husband...
11 hours ago - Scary Mommy
COVID's US toll projected to drop sharply by the end of July
Teams of experts are projecting that COVID-19′s toll on the U.S. will wane dramatically by the end of July
16 hours ago - ABC News - 5 articles
The U.S. Birth Rate Dropped Last Year, But Don't Blame It All on the Pandemic
About 142,000 fewer babies were born in the U.S. in 2020 than in 2019, according to provisional figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released May 5. But...
18 hours ago - Time - 2 articles
New case shows the risks of COVID-19 complacency
It is too soon to drop our guard and Sydney must be ready for tough measures if the outbreak grows.
1 day ago - Sydney Morning Herald - 4 articles
CSL forced to offer more cash to US plasma donors
The biotech giant says it is doing everything it can to coax US donors into its centres after a significant drop-off in collections.
1 day ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Why Hodgson stepped down as Raiders captain
Ricky Stuart told his hooker he would be dropped after highlighting a few deficiencies. What is believed to have infuriated Hodgson, is that he'd heard the same words the night...
1 day ago - Sydney Morning Herald
The Era of Mass Vaccinations Is Ending
At its peak, in late March, the mass-vaccination site at Nashville's Music City Center was giving out 2,100 doses a day. It was all hands on deck: Local nurses, volunteers...
1 day ago - The Atlantic
COVID Is About To Turn Into A Childhood Disease
As new cases of COVID infections and deaths drop in the U.S. from the highest peak on January 7, 2021 to the current 7-day moving average of 52,528 as of April 28 due in part...
1 day ago - Scary Mommy - 4 articles
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The Latest: Indonesia bans traveling home for Eid al-Fitr
Indonesia is prohibiting travel during the popular homecoming period to celebrate Eid al-Fitr
Gold Medals fights off rival Zed Em in epic Grand Annual
Another chapter in the time-honoured Grand Annual has been written, with champions Gold Medals and Zed Em fighting out yet another finish.
Live streaming makes cents, but musicians need more dollars
As the world tilts towards digital streaming, accelerated by the pandemic, it's vital that performers are properly paid, say arts leaders.
NZ suspends quarantine-free travel to and from Sydney
The decision was made following the detection of two community cases in Sydney.
Apple's AirTag trackers made it frighteningly easy to ‘stalk' me
Apple's new AirTags, $45 wireless devices that help you locate things, work well. Frighteningly well.
List manager Ned Guy quits Collingwood after tumultuous off-season
The man who oversaw Collingwood's salary cap firesale and list overhaul last year, Ned Guy, has quit the club.
Study examines artemisinin-based combination therapy as first-line treatment...
When a mosquito begins to nibble on you, it is not merely feeding on your blood, it is also injecting its saliva into your skin. If that saliva happens to be full of parasites...
Johns brothers won't be ‘laying out witches' hats' for Samoa coach Parish
Matthew Johns has rejected calls from the Samoan coach to be his assistant as the battle to coach the Pacific nation intensifies.
Cutting gas use for heating and cooking is not the way to net zero
Customers should be informed about new energy options and be empowered to adopt them, rather than restricting their choices by simply taking options away.
Young athletes must not be ill-treated in the rush for gold medals
A report into gymnastics in Australia shows the risks in the win-at-all-costs approach to sports.