Instead of making the lives of contact tracers easier, analysis shows the expensive technology missed contacts and added to their workload.
It’s no secret Australia’s vaccine rollout had a rocky start… but now, 18 months later, our vaccination rate is amongst the highest in the world.
But our impressive 80 per cent+ coverage doesn't tell the full story...
Stock shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic are about more than just panic buying or labour shortages in supply chains, says UNSW Business School's Professor Jack Cadeaux
Variant-specific vaccines would undoubtedly increase immunity. But waves of new variants would engulf the population faster than these vaccines could ever be deployed.
Governments should tell us everything they know about infections, hospitalisations and deaths. So why aren’t they?
With Australia now in the worst stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, there couldn't be a worse time to restrict Pandemic Leave Disaster Payments.
The airborne nature of COVID supports routine use of respirators by the public. Here, experts explain the science behind this recommendation.
A team from UNSW's Kirby Institute and St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney have uncovered an immune profile for long COVID, potentially paving the way for tailored treatment for those with ongoing symptoms.
The NSW government’s announcement of a $1000 fine for failing to report a positive voluntary rapid antigen test will likely achieve the opposite of its intention.
The public has been left to their own devices as all our previous safeguards collapse around us. We urgently need a “vaccines-plus” strategy to flatten the curve.