Health

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.

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COVID-19 presents a social as well as a medical crisis, and we will need many different kinds of expertise to survive it.

Mask-wearing man smokes a cigarette.

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

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As scientists frantically try to find drugs to slow COVID-19's spread, citizen science offers an opportunity for all of us to get involved.

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The government has made several announcements to safeguard aged care residents and those in hospitals, but we're yet to see the same attention paid to the one in five Australians with a disability.

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.

Coronavirus

A team of world-class researchers and project staff from UNSW Sydney has been seconded to NSW Health to join the fight against COVID-19. 

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.

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