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Public libraries now face prank bomb threats

The Nashville Public Library system was forced to close its branches on Thursday after receiving an anonymous bomb threat via email – the latest in a series of similar alerts across the country recently. Police determined that the message probably came from outside Tennessee and was not believable, according to NewsChannel 5 in Nashville. But

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Health

Queensland scraps mask mandates on public transport

The Queensland government has followed other Australian states and dropped mandatory mask-wearing on public transport. On Tuesday, Queensland Health Minister Yvette D’Ath said mandates would be scrapped on public transport services around Queensland from midnight on Tuesday. However, masks will still be mandatory for those who may be close contacts or for people who have

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Public warned of misleading message about Covid-19 variant

The Ministry of Health warned the public not to fall prey to misleading reports of a new variant of Covid-19. The department said it noted the exaggerated message circulating on social media platforms regarding the detection of a new Covid-19 Omicron subvariant called BA.2.75. Spokesperson Foster Mohale confirmed that this sub-variant (BA.2.75) which was first

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