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US reviews J&J COVID-19 vaccine

The United States is reviewing reports of a handful of potential cases of severe side effects among people who received Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, as well as those that led to a pause in its use, a top US public health official says.

Tasmania steps in to vaccinate workers

Tasmania is stepping in to vaccinate some 12,000 of the state's aged care and disability workers against coronavirus amid a lagging national rollout.

Veteran suicide royal commission confirmed

Scott Morrison has announced a royal commission into veteran suicides after a long-running campaign by former soldiers and pressure from all sides of parliament.

Isolation-free travel begins across Tasman

Families are reuniting across the Tasman as Australia and New Zealand look for new travel bubble options to further extend the pathway out of the coronavirus pandemic.

Royals grieve, national mourning ends

The royal family will continue to grieve this week following the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral, although the UK's period of national mourning has ended.
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