UNSW Medicine

Quarantine

You can reduce your household’s risk by following these tips from UNSW medical researcher Dr Sacha Stelzer-Braid and collaborator A/Prof. Euan Tovey.

coronavirus quarantine

Australia has not contained the coronavirus epidemic as well as it could have, given the tools at its disposal.

Mask-wearing man smokes a cigarette.

Two UNSW Sydney academics discuss how coronavirus – primarily a respiratory virus – affects smokers.

coronavirus testing

The federal government has expanded the testing criteria beyond just returned travellers and those in contact with an infected person. But the new guidelines don't go far enough.

Accurate and timely data is critical to properly understand the impacts of COVID-19

Epidemiologist and data scientist Dr Kalinda Griffiths says “data is power” for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities facing the threat of coronavirus.

Flatten the curve

Public health interventions can do more than just flatten the COVID-19 curve, UNSW epidemiological modelling shows.

painkillers

Medical researchers at UNSW have revealed how painkiller sales have developed since codeine was rescheduled in 2018.

Bushfire haze

Medical researchers have estimated some of the impacts of this summer’s bushfire smoke and air pollution on Australians’ health.

National Day of Action against bullying and violence

Children who are bullied are at risk of experiencing poor outcomes for up to four decades after exposure.

Dr Anne-Marie Eades experienced 'vicarious trauma' during her research with Aboriginal women

Dr Anne-Marie Eades’ research found that trauma and other social burdens impact Aboriginal women’s health. What she didn’t expect was the personal toll that would follow.

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