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Religious Leaders Raise Ethical Concerns Over COVID-19 Vaccine – In The News Tuesday 25 August

Archbishop Glenn Davies, along with Sydney's Catholic and Greek Orthodox leaders, has raised concerns about the use of aborted fetal tissue.

By Hope NewsroomTuesday 25 Aug 2020NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

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Sydney’s Anglican Archbishop is calling for more transparency into how vaccines are developed.

Archbishop Glenn Davies, along with Sydney’s Catholic and Greek Orthodox leaders, has raised concerns about the use of aborted fetal tissue in a potential COVID-19 vaccine.


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Scientists in Hong Kong are reporting the first case of coronavirus re-infection.

They say a healthy man in his 30s has contracted COVID-19, four-and-a-half months after his first bout, which was a different strain.

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Military-style water bombing tactics will be trialed during the upcoming bushfire season.

It’s one of 76 recommendations stemming from an inquiry into last summer’s deadly blazes.

The Clean Energy Regulator will investigate reports of dodgy practices in the solar panel industry.

Concerns have been raised about aggressive sales tactics, defective installations, and unaccredited tradesmen.

Convicted conman Peter Foster is due in a Sydney court today after being extradited from Queensland.

He’s accused of using an online scam to defraud a man in Hong Kong of nearly $2 million.

Google says it would be happy to pay for news content in Australia, but the current draft code is unworkable.

Australia’s peak science body, the CSIRO, has developed a new program for primary schools, designed to get children eating more vegetables.

US President Donald Trump has been formally re-nominated by the Republican party to run for a second term in office.