COVID-19

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Building students’ capacity to navigate disruptions can help them grow and achieve during COVID-19 and beyond.

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A study has explored the mental health impact of COVID-19 on refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.

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Australians who normally live overseas will face an even tougher time coming back to Australia, under new rules that start this week.

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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.

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A new research review suggests people’s psychological immune system is strong enough to overcome the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The findings come as welcome news as NSW lockdowns continue – but future cancer treatment patterns will depend on how current infection rates develop.

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UNSW researchers will work with an international team to strengthen lab testing and diagnosis of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.

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It is critical that policing during COVID-19 does not amplify inequalities by prioritising punishment over keeping people safe. There are better ways police can support the community.

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‘Panic buying’ might be a normal human response to uncertainty, after all.

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Once we achieve herd immunity, people who are not vaccinated benefit indirectly from the immunity of those around them. But it’s not easy to say exactly when we’ll reach this threshold for COVID-19.

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