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New Measures at Westmead Hospital to Help With Rising Number of COVID Patients [Headlines]

More News Headlines: Emergency support is being promised for the hospitality and tourism sector in New South Wales.

By Jefferson ShawThursday 26 Aug 2021NewsReading Time: 1 minute

New measures are being introduced at Westmead hospital to help cope with the rising number of COVID patients.

Makeshift units will be set up in emergency departments to deal with cases and free-up ambulances.

Emergency support is being promised for the Hospitality and Tourism sector in New South Wales.

Crisis cabinet has signed off on a plan to expand employment subsidies in the bid to save thousands of jobs.

The Australian Government has updated advice for people in Afghanistan urging them not to travel to Kabul Airport.

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It comes after video emerged of a man, covered in blood, who says he’s an Australian citizen and was attacked at a Taliban checkpoint.

The Federal Government has revealed some international travel may be possible once 80 per cent of the adult population is fully vaccinated.

A new Oxford University study shows two doses of either the Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine begins to wane within six months.

One of the researchers say it’s evidence a booster shot is urgently needed for the elderly.

Almost a quarter of the children and infants who died in New South Wales over two years were from families with a child protection history.

The report from the state Ombudsman has found the system has ‘‘limited capacity’’ to respond to children at risk of significant harm,

Thousands of Staff and NDIS participants are facing an uncertain future after Disability Services Australia went into voluntary administration.