COVID-19

woman in mask in front of airport flight advisory board

Given the Omicron variant has already spread beyond southern Africa, a ban on travellers from those countries will slow the spread and buy crucial time, but won’t stop this strain in its tracks.

two masked people walk in a night market

For starters, we need to start thinking of fully vaccinated as three doses, not two. But vaccines alone won’t be enough.

Group of women at an anti-vaccination protest, one holding a sign that says "No matter what the situation, remind yourself 'I have a choice'."

Emotive claims, like COVID vaccination being unethical or coercive, are more likely to be shared on social media. But we can fight back.

COVID-19 vaccine in doctor’s hand close-up, woman in mask holds bottle with vaccine

This is the first and largest study to predict protection against variants using neutralising antibodies.

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews

With Victoria’s parliament expected to vote on the bill this week, four legal experts recommend ways to make it better.

Man lying in bed while doctor checks his pulse

New research has found an improved approach to leadership coordination and communication in hospitals can improve patient outcomes.

woman holding smartphone looking worried

Why is it so hard to disengage from daily case numbers? What should you do if, like a car crash, you can’t look away?

A young girl wearing surgical mask leans against a wall

Hospital data reveals an increased use of children’s mental health services after Sydney’s first lockdown in 2020.

Professor Peter Doherty

A panel of world-class experts discuss what the future looks like as we prepare to live with COVID-19.

dr deborah burnett

Medical researchers have outlined a strategy to generate future-proofed COVID-19 vaccines that can resist emergent new viral strains.

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