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Coronavirus Vaccine Put On Hold [Headlines]

Drug company Astra Zeneca says there's been a potentially unexplained illness in one of the trials in the UK. And more top stories.

By Hope NewsroomWednesday 9 Sep 2020NewsReading Time: 1 minute

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

A late-stage trial for a potential coronavirus vaccine, being backed by the Australian Government, has been put on hold due to safety concerns.

Drug company Astra Zeneca says there’s been a potentially unexplained illness in one of the trials in the UK.

Eleven more people have died of coronavirus in Victoria – 76 new cases were reported yesterday.

Health authorities say there’s no evidence of an ongoing risk of coronavirus spreading at Concord Hospital.

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The hospital is now closed to visitors until Friday, after another two staff members tested positive.

The Unity Hall Hotel in Balmain has apologised to customers after being closed down by authorities for breaching strict coronavirus regulations twice.

For the first time in its almost 50-year history, the famed Tamworth Country Music Festival will not go ahead because of the pandemic.

The British Government is cracking down on social gatherings to tackle a rise in coronavirus cases.

Police are looking for a group of men after shots were fired into a home at Canley Vale in Sydney’s west last night.

Police are searching for two men after a drone carrying prescription drugs was found near Long Bay jail in Sydney’s east.

Queensland beachgoers on the Gold Coast are being told not to enter the water until further notice, following a deadly shark attack.

In cricket, Australia has survived another mid-order collapse to claim the third and final Twenty20 against England by five wickets with three balls to spare.