coronavirus

people wear masks on a train in singapore

The evidence so far suggests this wave could be a shorter and smaller version of the Omicron BA.5 wave.

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There are key areas where managers report a change when staff work from home, says a new UNSW Canberra study.

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Instead of making the lives of contact tracers easier, analysis shows the expensive technology missed contacts and added to their workload.

unsw staff welcome students at sydney airport

UNSW President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs says the arrival is a long-awaited milestone for the UNSW community.

woman in mask in front of airport flight advisory board

Given the Omicron variant has already spread beyond southern Africa, a ban on travellers from those countries will slow the spread and buy crucial time, but won’t stop this strain in its tracks.

prime minister scott morrison points to modelling information at a press conference

The Australian people will be best served by separating science from politics.

protesters hold signs opposing compulsory vaccination for nurses

The vast majority of health workers accept COVID vaccinations, but we need to ensure the concerns of the minority are heard.

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The works illuminate what it has been like leading, working, and living through the pandemic.

Man wearing face mask showing bandaid on arm where he just received COVID vaccination

One study suggests getting vaccinated halves the risk of developing long COVID.

primary school-aged children walk across a zebra crossing wearing face masks

The NSW plan doesn’t measure up against international best practice. And Victoria doesn’t seem to be following a child-centred approach, either.

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