coronavirus

a mass vaccination space in a warehouse in Italy

We need to stop relying on small GP clinics and urgently move towards using mass vaccination hubs like stadiums, schools and parks.

an orthodox jewish man holds his arm after a covid vaccination

It's not too late for Australia to repair our vaccine strategy, though we will never make up for the months lost.

Young man sitting on a lounge with head in hands looking unhappy

Financial hardships in particular are likely to lead to ongoing mental health problems, even as the pandemic subsides. 

A doctor administering a vaccine to a patient

This is the key number that will determine when we can stop living under the shadow of COVID

a woman takes part in a video call in her home office

Most Australians working from home were happy to do so before COVID hit, but research has identified several key factors in whether these arrangements work out well.

covid-19 vaccine vial ready for injection

Achieving high COVID-19 vaccine uptake among health workers will not only protect these critical staff members, it will support high levels of uptake among the public.

Unmarked bottles of vaccines and a syringe

The best approach for protecting everyone’s health will require us to provide different vaccines to different people according to need and availability.

A healthcare worker wearing PPE prepares an injection

Australia's expedited plan to start dishing out COVID jabs in mid-late February will call for NASA-like logistical organisation. And ideally, no more clusters of infections to distract frontline workers.

A young girl sees a doctor with her mother

Babies and asymptomatic cases account for up to half of COVID-19 infections in the under-five age group, which has implications for vaccination programs, a new UNSW study has found.

Healthcare workers

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

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