A dad who lost his penis to a horrific blood infection has become the first man in the world to have a new one built on his arm.Malcolm MacDonald, 45, was even given an extra two inches by surgeons — but a series of delays mean he has lived with it on his limb for four years, The Sunreports.
Malcolm, a mechanic, is desperate for his £50,000 ($A92,000) NHS-funded appendage — which he has nicknamed “Jimmy” — to be finally transferred to where it should be.
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Experts suspect greater social contact among teenagers spreads Covid-19 more quickly, but the science is unclear
The extent to which children are able to transmit coronavirus, and the difference between the vulnerabilities of younger children and teenagers to the disease, has been a subject of scientific interest as the pandemic has unfolded.
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The head of Sydneys Newmarch House aged care home has spoken out about a frustrating level of dysfunction between state and federal health authorities who gave conflicting advice about whether to send infected residents to hospital during the early weeks of a deadly Covid-19 outbreak.
The aged care royal commission on Tuesday heard evidence about how Newmarch House responded to the coronavirus outbreak, which resulted in 37 residents testing positive and 17 dying. The inquiry was told about the…
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A Facebook post claims tests for COVID-19 cannot distinguish between the coronavirus, the flu and common cold.
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The post features an image of a yellow map of Australia in the background with text that begins with, “Dear Australia” before asking a series of questions including: “A virus with a 99.5% survival rate that has killed fewer than the normal flu season?” and “a virus that the test can’t identify separately from the f…
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