COVID-19

People receive their vaccinations at a COVID vaccination centre

A review of COVID booster acceptance statistics suggests we may be unlikely to see coverage go much beyond 80 per cent – but we can still learn from others’ mistakes when it comes to health messaging.

Omicron-adapted COVID-19 boosters will likely be available in several countries before the end of the year

Several countries are preparing to distribute Omicron-adapted COVID-19 boosters. What does this mean for Australia?

Artist impression of the COVID-19 virus

Researchers will investigate treatment measures for COVID-19 infection and the aerosol transmission of SARS-COV-2.

scott morrison

Constitutional law experts discuss the crisis in accountability in Australian government.

A sign at the border warning of fines for COVID-19 breaches

The NSW government's decision not to replace COVID fines - issued to about 3000 children - with cautions, could violate the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child.  

A crowd, photo taken from behind

Serosurveys provide a more complete picture of how much COVID is out there than testing alone, because they measure antibodies to the virus.

Young man with face mask looking forlorn

Research into the social dimensions of long Covid offers invaluable insights for its prevention, treatment and care.

Diary entry showing '4th dose'

Fourth COVID shots have been approved for over-30s, a necessary step to help protect Australians this winter. But we should be doing more.

Holly Seale

Associate Professor Holly Seale has been recognised for her contribution to public health in developing a COVID-19 vaccination glossary and training program targeting people from diverse backgrounds.

A male blood donor's arm

New research estimates proportion of the adult population in Australia with evidence of past infection following the Omicron wave.

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