pandemic

A male store official asks two men to show QR codes to gain entry

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.

A tweet claim by US President Donald Trump about election fraud

UNSW psychology researchers have shown how to better communicate key messages and avoid misinformation.

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.

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.

Woman who recently underwent cancer treatment wearing a headscarf

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

scott morrison wearing an australia flag face mask

The Prime Minister has borrowed language from Franklin Roosevelt to describe his pathway out of the pandemic. But Morrison's 'New Deal' has the potential to leave too many people behind.

Healthcare workers

UNSW has a wide range of experts available for comment on the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid 19 and dementia

Dr Katya Numbers from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has posed unique risks to people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

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What goes on in the life of an immunologist during a pandemic? Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney and the Kirby Institute's Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program takes us through a day in the life of an immunologist. Images: Richard Freeman

COVID-19 pneumonia

How we now treat COVID-19 pneumonia compared to 12 months ago makes a significant difference to survival. 

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