COVID-19

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People who contract COVID, and their contacts, have successfully self-isolated at home since the pandemic began.

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A new report reveals how COVID-19 affected young Australians during the pandemic restrictions last year. 

Covid 19 and dementia

Dr Katya Numbers from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has posed unique risks to people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

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What goes on in the life of an immunologist during a pandemic? Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney and the Kirby Institute's Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program takes us through a day in the life of an immunologist. Images: Richard Freeman

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From the things you choose to focus on, to the support you seek from others, to the way you look after your physical health — these coping strategies could help you through Melbourne's latest lockdown.

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The Federal government has just announced it will help fund the building of a quarantine facility in Victoria; meanwhile UNSW academics wonder why it has taken this long.

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If new incentives don't work, mandatory policies may be the only way forward in ensuring high COVID vaccine coverage of staff.

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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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Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney’s Kirby Institute leads a team that has developed genetically “supercharged” cells to quickly understand

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