An updated Cochrane Review suggests face masks don’t reduce the spread of COVID in the community. But there are several reasons why this conclusion is misleading.
If our immunity from COVID vaccines is waning, then wearing a mask to prevent infection is even more valuable. But not many people seem to be thinking that way when they’re out and about.
Fourth COVID shots have been approved for over-30s, a necessary step to help protect Australians this winter. But we should be doing more.
Many countries are winding back COVID-19 restrictions, but governments should be continuing to promote the importance of voluntary mask use and catching up outdoors.
The airborne nature of COVID supports routine use of respirators by the public. Here, experts explain the science behind this recommendation.
In Hong Kong, SARS created a new social norm, where people accepted mask use as part of their 'civic responsibility'.
Sometimes the simplest objects can tell the most powerful stories.
Quantum computers, making greenhouse gases useful, COVID-19 infection from droplet spread and water security were some of the most popular engineering stories in 2020.
Christmas may not be cancelled, but it will certainly be different to any before, say leading COVID-19 experts.
A study led by Professor Raina MacIntyre raises questions about the risks of infection for people singing in groups, especially in poorly ventilated rooms.