The evidence so far suggests this wave could be a shorter and smaller version of the Omicron BA.5 wave.
Two cases of monkeypox have been reported in Australia. Resurgence of this virus could be due to the ending of smallpox vaccination.
NSW Health’s Round Six of the Prevention Research Support Program will fund research on infectious diseases, drug and alcohol use and primary health care.
Researchers and clinicians will work in close partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to develop a national framework for ‘point-of-care’ testing for infectious diseases.
UNSW researchers will work with an international team to strengthen lab testing and diagnosis of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.
The federal government has announced COVID-19 vaccination will now become mandatory for aged-care workers. This comes amid a slow and troubled rollout in the sector.
Australia's expedited plan to start dishing out COVID jabs in mid-late February will call for NASA-like logistical organisation. And ideally, no more clusters of infections to distract frontline workers.
Babies and asymptomatic cases account for up to half of COVID-19 infections in the under-five age group, which has implications for vaccination programs, a new UNSW study has found.
Open windows and doors, use fans, and set your aircon to pull fresh air from outside.
UNSW Sydney experts explain the epidemiology definitions you should know before tuning in to another COVID-19 press update – and the ones Australia needs to work on.