vaccination

People receive their vaccinations at a COVID vaccination centre

A review of COVID booster acceptance statistics suggests we may be unlikely to see coverage go much beyond 80 per cent – but we can still learn from others’ mistakes when it comes to health messaging.

Shame and stigma around monkeypox will hinder vaccination efforts

Lessons from the HIV epidemic should be applied to efficiently tackle the monkeypox outbreak and to avoid stigma.

Diary entry showing '4th dose'

Fourth COVID shots have been approved for over-30s, a necessary step to help protect Australians this winter. But we should be doing more.

A tweet claim by US President Donald Trump about election fraud

UNSW psychology researchers have shown how to better communicate key messages and avoid misinformation.

Holly Seale

It’s no secret Australia’s vaccine rollout had a rocky start… but now, 18 months later, our vaccination rate is amongst the highest in the world. 

But our impressive 80 per cent+ coverage doesn't tell the full story... 

two masked people walk in a night market

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

Women on tin can phones

It isn’t mandatory to be vaccinated and some regard it as a private matter. So what is the best way to way to ask someone their vaccination status?

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, August 30 2021: Queues of people waiting to get coronavirus vaccine outside Peanut Farm St Kilda walk-in covid-19 vaccination clinic. Crowds of young people lining up.

As Australia edges closer to vaccination rollout targets needed to open international borders, big businesses have been stepping up. But is it their role to speed up a government plan? 

people in railway square tunnel

OzSAGE's first recommendations deal with ventilation and the measures that will have to accompany widespread vaccination.

child in classroom raising their hand, wearing a mask

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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