coronavirus

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Australia's higher education sector needs significant reform to remove the perverse incentives that have made universities dependent on revenue from international students.

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If the vaccine does not protect individuals from infection, those who have been vaccinated could falsely believe they are protected.

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A few simple pointers can help you spot a quality mask from a dud.

bottles filled with human breast milk

A new study has confirmed what researchers already suspected to be the case: heat inactivates SARS-CoV-2 in human milk.

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Employers have long feared that working from home makes employees less productive. An analysis of 3 million workers in 16 cities during lockdowns suggests the opposite.

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UNSW researchers seek workers helping people impacted by domestic and family violence for a study into how services are meeting community need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Empty Stockholm streets

Sweden's daily total of new coronavirus deaths is close to zero. Australia is at an all-time high.

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Three young women attracted backlash after failing to quarantine and bringing COVID-19 into Queensland. But public shaming could discourage people from following public health advice.

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How we perceive personal risk, and how well we comply with public health measures, can change depending on whether we are around people we know or strangers.

elderly man in face mask

The evidence is in and the answer is clear. We must try and eliminate COVID-19 for the health and economic benefit of Australians of all ages.

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