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A breakthrough breast cancer treatment is now being covered by the pharmaceutical benefits scheme. It works by inhibiting two proteins that drive the growth of tumour cells in women with certain types of breast cancer. #7NEWS 

Melbourne Zoo is reopening to the public on Tuesday, and members of the local long-limbed siamang family are finding their voice. Siamangs are native to tropical forests found in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. #7NEWS 

Countries across Europe are resisting the need for a return to COVID lockdowns despite a spike in cases. The vaccine coupled with continued mask wearing means restrictions are being held off the focus now on giving people a third jab. @hughwhitfeld  #7NEWS 

Australian coach Justin Langer says he’s put to bed any dressing room tensions which threatened to derail the summer. The Aussies kicked off their T20 world cup with a nail-biting win over South Africa. @laura_spurway  #7Cricket  #7NEWS 

24 hours after claiming a dramatic Cox Plate, trainer Joseph O’Brien has set his sights on Melbourne Cup glory. @Jacquifelgate  #7Racing  #7NEWS 

Australia’s first Winter Olympic athletes are in China, getting a feel for the 2022 Beijing Games with just 103 days to go. Victorian Bree Walker emerged from the most unlikely place to race for gold in bobsled. @MattCarmichael  #7NEWS 

A bunch of talented young performers who’ve long dreamed of running away to join the circus are about to do just that. The newest stars of Melbourne’s circus school have beaten the odds and are set to take on the world. @Peter_Mitchell7  #7NEWS 

We are drying up tomorrow and warming up in the coming days. Chilly in the city today, a top of 15C. @MelinaSarris7  with your full forecast. #7NEWS 

It is no secret that fruit is good for us, but now Adelaide scientists believe its medicinal powers may go beyond what we already know. If they can prove it, it may mean we lessen our reliance on pharmaceutical drugs. 7NEWS at 6pm | @GertieTaylor7  #7NEWS 

Research has revealed how productive many employees have been while working from home during the pandemic. While plenty of Australians are returning to the office, some are willing to put off a pay rise to stay at home. 7NEWS at 6pm | @MKarstunen  #7NEWS 

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US biotechnology company @NovavaxInc  is starting human trials of a coronavirus vaccine in Melbourne and Brisbane, with 131 volunteers to test its safety and look for early signs of its effectivene #7NEWSs .

Police are preparing to launch their aerial arsenal as part of a crackdown on COVID rule breakers. High powered drones will be used to find people not wearing masks, and cars too far from home. @tdolling  #7NEWS 

Sickening revelations have come to light in a newly-released report into sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in France. An inquiry has found as many as 330,000 child victims since the 1950s. @hughwhitfeld  #TheLatest  #7NEWS 

A Melbourne mum has smashed the world record for the most burpees in 60 minutes by a female. 37-year-old Elizabeth Llorente trained for three months leading up to the feat, soaring past the previous best of 1321 with her 1490-burpee effort. #7News 

They're the pictures that have health authorities on edge tonight - thousands of mask-free Melburnians flocking to beaches ahead of our warmest weekend in seven months. @pauldowsley7  #7NEWS 

Beachgoers flocked to Point Addis today, ignoring government advice to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus. #Coronavirus  #7NEWS 

For the third consecutive day, India has set a grim world record for daily #COVID19  cases. Nearly 350,000 in 24 hours, hospitals are overwhelmed, and oxygen is in short supply. @DavidWoiwod  #7NEWS 

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