Thursday, May 19, 2022


Fourth major Australian city ordered into virus lockdown

Australia has been broadly successful in containing virus clusters, but is now battling flare-ups of the highly contagious Delta variant.

Firefighters hold off bushfire near Australia’s Perth

At least 81 homes have been destroyed in the blaze at the Perth Hills, with surveys of areas burned earlier this week adding another 10 to the tally Thursday.

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