WHO Investigation Finds COVID-19 Unlikely To Have Been Human-Made [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

WHO Investigation Finds COVID-19 Unlikely To Have Been Human-Made [Headlines]

The exact origin remains unclear so far with no clear link found to bats, pangolins or other wild animals. And other top stories.

By Hope NewsroomWednesday 10 Feb 2021News

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team. You can listen to hourly bulletin updates at hopenews.com.au.

A joint World Health Organization and Chinese investigation has found it is “extremely unlikely” that COVID-19 leaked from a lab in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

The exact origin remains unclear so far with no clear link found to bats, pangolins or other wild animals.

The Commonwealth Bank has reported a 21 per cent drop in its net profit to $4.88 billion for the half year to December 31.

The bank says the economy is well positioned for recovery.

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Crown Resorts says it will work with regulators following a scathing report which is stopping the opening of its Sydney casino.

An inquiry has found Crown is not suitable to hold the Barangaroo licence, however, if major changes are made, including reform of the board, they could be allowed to open.

Regional primary schools are being given extra resources to support mental health.

The Federal Government is spending $2.5 million to put the Smiling Mind app into schools.

A man will appear in court today, charged over an alleged attack on two women in Annandale earlier this week.

Police have been told the 44-year-old punched one woman in the head before hitting another woman with what’s believed to be a samurai sword.

Labor leader Anthony Albanese is promising to give more rights to casual workers if he wins the next federal election.

The Opposition leader is preparing to unveil an eight-point plan today to boost worker security.

Donald Trump’s impeachment trial has opened with video evidence of an armed mob storming the US Capitol.

The former president’s two months of tweets and statements labelling the election as fraudulent were also included by Democrats opening the case against him.

In tennis, another seven Australians have advanced to the second round of the Australian Open.

Ash Barty, Alex de Minaur, Thanasi Kokkinakis, Alexei Popyrin, Chris O’Connell, Sam Stosur and Daria Gavrilova are all through.