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A significant cryptocurrency donation to UNSW Sydney will support an open-source tool providing early warning of emerging pandemics.

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Masks not only reduce your chance of getting COVID, they might stop you unknowingly transmitting the virus to colleagues, people in vulnerable groups or children who are yet to be vaccinated.

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The airborne nature of COVID supports routine use of respirators by the public. Here, experts explain the science behind this recommendation.

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

Researchers

UNSW has been awarded NHMRC funding to establish three new research centres for vascular dementia, the mitigation of airborne threats, and research into the impact of food systems on our health and environment.

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Most kids will be unvaccinated if schools in the two largest states re-open in term 4. There may still be community transmission, but there are measures we can take to shield kids from the virus.

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UNSW Sydney celebrates 10 finalists in the ‘Oscars of science’.

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A UNSW survey has explored the links between bushfire smoke and adverse health effects.

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In Hong Kong, SARS created a new social norm, where people accepted mask use as part of their 'civic responsibility'.

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Health workers have long called for better protections against COVID-19. Well fitting masks are now required when caring for COVID-19 patients. But the guidelines on ventilation miss the mark.

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