With the goal of ‘business as usual’, politicians will continue to reduce COVID protections without immediate consequence while transmission is low. But then the next wave will come.
If we consider suicide rates within age groups, men over 85 are at three times the average risk. We should make sure older men have ways to express when they’re not coping and seek help.
The third-generation vaccine has fewer potential side effects than second-generation vaccines and can be safely given to people with weakened immune systems.
There are steps to avoid infection and a vaccine is likely, says a public health expert from the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney.
Traffic and unintentional injuries are the leading cause of adolescent deaths worldwide.
Associate Professor Holly Seale has been recognised for her contribution to public health in developing a COVID-19 vaccination glossary and training program targeting people from diverse backgrounds.
What do disadvantaged communities need to weather long COVID? Ask them.
More than two years into the pandemic the world is a very different place. But this only partly explains different people’s responses to COVID.
Instead of making the lives of contact tracers easier, analysis shows the expensive technology missed contacts and added to their workload.
As we begin to emerge from restrictions, there are many things the federal government could do to improve the conditions for those stranded, and speed up their return home.