The breakthrough will reportedly allow for accurate investigation and diagnosis of the virus globally.
Increasing numbers of the unique animal are becoming stranded as rivers dry up, according to new research.
Wellwishers have been warned that trying to save koalas in bushfire-ravaged areas may actually be doing more harm than good.
Benjamin Jones, a lecturer in history at Central Queensland University, said Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's decision to step back from the monarchy was a "gift to republicans".
"This is climate war," Yael Stone amid the bush fires in her homeland. "And for the first time, our enemy is not wearing a uniform that we'll be able to recognise. Our enemy is our own behaviour."
Sharon Osbourne slammed critics of Instagram model Kaylen Ward who sold nude photos to help aid Australian wildfire relief efforts.
The 'Good Morning Britain' presenter posted her extensive list of accomplishments after Craig Kelly said she was wrong about climate change.
A government fire response wildlife plan says the rehabilitation of milk dependent kangaroos and koalas is not supported.
Gary Johnson was attacked soon after getting into the water off the coast of Western Australia as his partner watched in horror from a nearby boat.
Bec Winter fled from bushfires in Moruya on horseback but when she returned home her house had been ransacked by thieves, who stole son Riley's bike.
Some 480 million mammals, birds and reptiles are estimated to have perished since September.
With fireworks welcoming 2020 in Sydney, emergency workers tried to take advantage of better weather conditions on New Year’s Day in rural Australia.