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sign on restaurant window stipulating people have to show proof of vaccination

If staff enforce the rules, they risk harassment and lost tips. But if they overlook unsafe behaviour, they risk further COVID transmission.

a womans arm with a band-aid where she has been vaccinated.

Do you actually need compulsory vaccination at your workplace? And if you do, as a last resort, how do you make mandates fair?

masked man waits for the light rail in sydney

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

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Medical worker at Covid-19 Vaccination clinic

Our new research found gaps in COVID information available to culturally and linguistically diverse communities. But there are ways we can improve — because community ownership is crucial.

Unmarked bottles of vaccines and a syringe

The best approach for protecting everyone’s health will require us to provide different vaccines to different people according to need and availability.

A healthcare worker wearing PPE prepares an injection

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.

Shoppers queue outside wearing face masks because of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines on the UNSW Newsroom this year, but readers also wanted to know more about research in other health areas.

A lightbox with message 'bye bye 2020' alongside two surgical masks

Christmas may not be cancelled, but it will certainly be different to any before, say leading COVID-19 experts.

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