COVID-19

assisting elderly lady on the street

The coronavirus pandemic will test urban resilience, and we must rise to the challenge, says UNSW professor.

coronavirus testing

The federal government has expanded the testing criteria beyond just returned travellers and those in contact with an infected person. But the new guidelines don't go far enough.

A mother and child wear face masks during the COVID-19 outbreak.

We need to adopt a child-centred approach in this pandemic in order to reduce trauma levels.

An infographic showing medical workers working to flatten the curve to slow COVID-19 infection. Image: Shutterstock

UNSW lecturer Dr Rebecca Green on how infographics can cut-through the information overload and help save lives in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Accurate and timely data is critical to properly understand the impacts of COVID-19

Epidemiologist and data scientist Dr Kalinda Griffiths says “data is power” for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities facing the threat of coronavirus.

The COVID-19 crisis highlights the vulnerable existence animals endure

Reports of companion animals starving or being killed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak highlight the vulnerable existence animals endure at the whim of humans.

Volatility in stock markets has increased dramatically thanks to the fear being whipped up around COVID-19.

Volatility in stock markets has increased dramatically thanks to the fear around COVID-19. Investors should therefore consider these three questions to get a better grip of the situation, says a UNSW expert.

Flatten the curve

Public health interventions can do more than just flatten the COVID-19 curve, UNSW epidemiological modelling shows.

eviction notice

Housing is our first line of defence against coronavirus, so leaving someone homeless increases the risk for everyone. Australia should follow other countries in imposing a moratorium on evictions.

Social protection and the viral recession

So far, Australia’s help for people displaced, self-isolating or ill has been far from generous.

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