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ANALYSIS: By David Welch, University of Auckland; Jemma Geoghegan, University of Otago; Joep de Ligt, ESR, and Nigel French, Massey University New variants of SARS-CoV-2...

By Rowan Quinn, RNZ News health correspondent Nervous Papatoetoe High School students were lining up today in big numbers to get tested, saying they want...

By RNZ News The exact source of Auckland community cases of covid-19 in the latest New Zealand outbreak is the "big unknown" and there could...

By RNZ News New Zealand's medicines regulator Medsafe has provisionally approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against covid-19, with certain conditions placed on the company. In its assessment...

By Ihsanuddin in Jakarta Jakarta Indonesian Doctor's Association (IDI) chairperson Slamet Budiarto has challenged a statement by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo who has claimed that...

By RNZ Pacific Tourism is set to suffer a sharp decline in French Polynesia as the territory is about to close the border on Wednesday...

By RNZ News WorkSafe took enforcement action against four New Zealand managed isolation facilities last year after reviewing their health and safety measures, it has...

By Katie Todd, RNZ News reporter A wine delivery, a note penned on the back of a facemask and a 20-minute bedroom "encounter" have spelled...

By RNZ News The two new cases of covid-19 confirmed yesterday in New Zealand are the South African variant and initial results show they are...

By RNZ News New Zealand's Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins has revealed that 14 close contacts of the Northland community case have returned negative test...

By RNZ News The latest community coronavirus case in New Zealand travelled across Northland before her positive test result, but was scrupulous about using the...

By Lulu Mark in Port Moresby In spite of Papua New Guinea's mandatory mask-wearing requirement under the National Pandemic Act 2020, many public servants attending...

By RNZ News An independent panel says Chinese officials could have applied public health measures more forcefully in January to curb the initial covid-19 outbreak,...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the Indonesian government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo for its weak health response to covid-19...

By The National in Port Moresby An expatriate who tested positive for the covid-19 coronavirus last week has been admitted to a private hospital in...

By RNZ Pacific Passengers from the Cook Islands will resume quarantine-free travel into New Zealand from next week, the two governments have confirmed. NZ Prime Minister...

By RNZ News New Zealand faces an increased risk of community transmission from the UK strain of covid-19 that is now arriving in the country,...

By RNZ News The new covid-19 variant found in the UK is set to become more prevalent across the world due to its more transmissible...

ANALYSIS: By Ramzy Baroud The notion that the covid-19 pandemic was "the great equalizer' should be dead and buried by now. If anything, the lethal...

By Sela Jane Hopgood, RNZ Pacific journalist Covid-19 vaccinations begin in the Northern Mariana Islands this weekend, but it is not yet clear when other...

ANALYSIS: By Merja Myllylahti, Auckland University of Technology When Bauer Media announced the closure of its New Zealand magazine operation just a week into level...

By RNZ Pacific The Northern Marianas is ready for its allocation of covid-19 vaccines from Pfizer after acquiring 10 ultra-cold freezers from South Korea. The acquisition...