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More shots to get the shot: Australians under 40 able to receive AstraZeneca vaccine

By GEMMA BILLINGTON The AstraZeneca vaccine has been made available to every Australian upon consultation with their GP, the Prime Minister has announced. Jamie Apps, Arts and Entertainment Editor at City Hub, received his second and final dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine last month, though his underlying health conditions meant he was eligible sooner. “At […]

THE NAKED CITY: STEAK KNIVES FOR THE VACCINATED

It’s been well publicised that many countries throughout the world are encouraging their citizens to get vaccinated against COVID by offering a range of free incentives. Here in Australia the somewhat shambolic roll out of the vaccine has come more with a set of disincentives - like queuing for an hour or longer at Olympic […]

Sydney-siders urged to get vaccinated to prevent “devastating” flu season

By ALLISON HORE While a full roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations is still a long way off, Sydney-siders are being urged to get a flu shot to stave off what could be a devastating flu season.  Following the introduction of coronavirus restrictions at the end of March last year, Influenza cases dropped by more than 99 […]

THE NAKED CITY – A VAXACIOUS QUESTION

Every year the big dictionary publishers and various institutions roll out their ‘word of the year’. Not surprisingly amongst the choices for 2020 were ‘pandemic’, ‘COVID’ and ‘lockdown’. Perhaps the runner up should have been ‘conspiracy’ as wild assertions and unmitigated misinformation spread throughout social media and broadcasters such as Fox News like a plague. […]

Dog owners warned of deadly bacterial infection

By ALLISON HORE Dog owners around Sydney’s CBD and Inner West are being warned about an outbreak of a bacterial disease which can be deadly to dogs and is transmittable to humans. Following a number of fatal cases across inner city suburbs, pet owners are being “urgently encouraged” to speak to their vet about a […]

THE NAKED CITY – THE CREATIVE GUIDE TO LOCKDOWN PROTESTS

In case you hadn’t noticed, last Saturday was declared ‘Freedom Day’ with hundreds of anti-lockdown protestors confronting police in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. In Brisbane signs were displayed evoking a Trumpian ideology of “Make Australia Great Again” along with an appropriated “Freedom Matters.” In every city the relatively small number of demonstrators comprised […]