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New COVID cases part of SA cluster

South Australia's bid to contain a worrying COVID-19 cluster has hit a snag with two new cases, a school closed and hundreds of more people forced into quarantine.

WHO experts keen to visit Wuhan in China

Researchers led by the World Health Organisation would like to go back to a wholesale food market in Wuhan in China to follow up initial cases of COVID-19 which emerged in the city and investigate...

New COVID case as SA beefs up security

South Australia will make sweeping reforms to its hotel quarantine system after a cluster of COVID-19 cases, and confirmation of a new infection at an Adelaide high school.

OxyContin maker pleads guilty in US

Purdue Pharma LP has pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its addictive prescription painkiller OxyContin, capping a deal with federal prosecutors to resolve an investigation into the drug maker's role in the...