Australia plans to begin relaxing restrictions once 70% of over-16s are fully vaccinated. But as Israel shows us, it’s likely not enough to reach herd immunity, especially with the Delta variant.
Immune fitness, virus variant and vaccine type are all factors that can contribute to breakthrough infections in the fully immunised.
Findings from UNSW research highlight different age groups urgently need targeted mental health responses.
The UNSW RNA Institute will position Australia as a leader in the global research effort to combat emerging vaccine-resistant viruses, such as COVID-19 variants.
$50 million could provide all NSW school classrooms with air purifiers with HEPA filters. This pales compared to the roughly $220 million-a-day cost of Sydney’s lockdown.
Do you actually need compulsory vaccination at your workplace? And if you do, as a last resort, how do you make mandates fair?
Building students’ capacity to navigate disruptions can help them grow and achieve during COVID-19 and beyond.
A study has explored the mental health impact of COVID-19 on refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.
Australians who normally live overseas will face an even tougher time coming back to Australia, under new rules that start this week.
NSW needs to mandate masks outdoors, provide adequate financial support, set up a ‘ring of steel’, use rapid tests for essential workers, and ensure cases not in full isolation get to zero, among others.