UNSW Medicine and Health

A health care worker receiving a vaccine

If new incentives don't work, mandatory policies may be the only way forward in ensuring high COVID vaccine coverage of staff.

Woman showing vaccination.

What can we do to overcome vaccine hesitancy? Associate Professor Holly Seale, an infectious disease social scientist at UNSW Sydney Medicine and Health discusses what we can do to overcome this issue. 

See, no crying or big needles, just a person of colour showing off his plaster

Our well-meaning efforts to use images to help demystify the vaccination process or share our pride in getting a COVID vaccine can backfire.

Phoebe Phillips and John Kokkinos in the lab

UNSW scientists have grown human pancreatic cancer tumours in the lab – their model is the first of its kind, with important future clinical implications.

covid-19 vaccine vial ready for injection

Achieving high COVID-19 vaccine uptake among health workers will not only protect these critical staff members, it will support high levels of uptake among the public.

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