coronavirus

Sydney Harbour Bridge behind a chain link fence

NSW's successful test and trace strategy controlled the Crossroads Hotel outbreak a year ago without needing a stringent lockdown. But this has not worked as well against Delta.

masked man waits for the light rail in sydney

In Hong Kong, SARS created a new social norm, where people accepted mask use as part of their 'civic responsibility'.

People wearing masks wait in line for a COVID-19 test

JobKeeper and the Coronavirus Supplement ended earlier this year. But the last few months in have shown the COVID crisis is far from over in Australia.

Woman using phone wearing face mask in public

There is a discrepancy between people's intentions to protect their privacy and how they behave when it comes to contact tracing apps, a new study says.

Healthcare workers

UNSW has a wide range of experts available for comment on the coronavirus pandemic.

variant of SARS-CoV-2

Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney and the Kirby Institute's Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program explains how variants emerge, how they are detected and what we know about the B.1617 variant.

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Community leaders or trusted work colleagues can be COVID vaccine advocates and help boost vaccination rates. Here are some simple steps they can take.

houses in the city of victoria the capital of seychelles

What does the Seychelles experience tell us about variants, vaccine efficacy and herd immunity?

kirby institute researchers in the lab

In this video, watch how the SARS-CoV-2 virus takes over cells by ‘melting’ them into each other.

graphic of virus and people wearing masks

Will new guidelines on how to protect front-line workers acknowledge the coronavirus can spread via the air we breathe? It's time they did.

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