Gavin Fernando,

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Past articles by Gavin:

Coronavirus: Sweden records highest death toll in 150 years

Sweden recorded its highest death toll in 150 years in the first half of 2020, in a count not seen since an infamous famine in 1869. → Read More

Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s brutal government purge

Chinese President Xi Jinping has issued a new round of purges targeting police and judicial sectors, as part of his ongoing “anti-corruption campaign”. → Read More

Coronavirus NSW: Frantic race to trace infected security guard

Public health officials are scrambling to determine how a Sydney hotel security guard contracted COVID-19 from a quarantined guest, and if he spread it across the city. → Read More

Coronavirus: Wuhan, China packs in thousands of music fans

Thousands of people have been snapped crammed into a water park for an enormous summer pool party. → Read More

LIVE: Coronavirus NSW, Sydney COVID-19 updates

A top Sydney selective school has closed and HSC trial exams have been delayed after a student tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

Coronavirus Victoria: Man cops 10 fines for repeated COVID-19 breaches

A man has copped 10 fines for breaching COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria, police have revealed. → Read More

US election: Donald Trump’s ‘suburban housewife’ tweet slammed

Donald Trump has been slammed over his criticism of Democrat rivals Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, after saying “suburban housewives” wanted “safety” and would cast their vote for him. → Read More

Coronavirus: New Zealand authorities already preparing for ‘worst-case scenario’

New Zealand authorities say the country is already preparing for a “worst-case scenario” which experts say could see the country locked down until as late as October. → Read More

Coronavirus: Top health official slams suggestion New Zealand is ‘too soft’ on people with COVID-19

New Zealand’s top health authority has hit out at claims the country is being too soft on people infected with COVID-19. → Read More

Coronavirus: How did COVID-19 resurface in New Zealand?

With New Zealand back in lockdown, officials are now investigating the possibility that the new coronavirus cases came through imported freight. → Read More

‘Pretty gutted’: World reacts to New Zealand’s new coronavirus lockdown

The world has reacted with shock after New Zealand announced a new lockdown following four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Auckland. → Read More

Coronavirus: World passes grim new milestone with 20 million cases

Global coronavirus cases have passed a grim new milestone, with more than 20 million infections since the pandemic first began. → Read More

Coronavirus Australia: Border checkpoints to face tougher scrutiny after teens arrive in Queensland from Sydney

Border checkpoints at train stations will come under closer scrutiny after two teenagers returned to the Sunshine Coast from Sydney without undergoing mandatory quarantine. → Read More

Coronavirus: The countries that defeated COVID-19

Only a small number of countries have successfully managed to eliminate COVID-19. → Read More

Coronavirus: Melbourne now under one of the strictest lockdowns in the world

Melburnians now endure some of the strictest lockdown conditions in the world, as the Victorian government battles to contain hundreds of new coronavirus infections every day. → Read More

Coronavirus Australia: Victoria’s ‘tough’ Stage 4 lockdown slammed

Victorian opposition leader Michael O’Brien has slammed the state government’s decision to bring about a Stage 4 lockdown, saying it will be a “bitter pill to swallow” for Victorian workers. → Read More

60 Minutes: Inside Victoria’s massive hotel quarantine bungle

Victoria’s descent into a new wave of infections started amid a scandal over quarantine and security breaches in a series of Melbourne hotels. → Read More

Coronavirus Victoria: Greg Hunt reveals reason for tough new lockdown measures in Melbourne

Health Minister Greg Hunt has warned Victoria faces a “difficult and hard” six weeks ahead. → Read More

Coronavirus: Australia is now being presented as a cautionary tale for COVID resurgence

Where Australia was once heralded for our early response in containing COVID-19, we’re now being presented as a cautionary tale of how the virus spreads when countries get “complacent”. → Read More

Coronavirus: US President Donald Trump says pandemic is ‘devastating’ Australia

US President Donald Trump has named Australia among a list of countries that is now suffering a “second wave” after doing initially well at handling the pandemic. → Read More