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.

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Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney and the Kirby Institute's Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program explains how variants emerge, how they are detected and what we know about the B.1617 variant.

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Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney’s Kirby Institute leads a team that has developed genetically “supercharged” cells to quickly understand

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In this video, watch how the SARS-CoV-2 virus takes over cells by ‘melting’ them into each other.

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In the end, the best protection is mass vaccination and ensuring as many people as possible are fully vaccinated as quickly as possible.

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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. 

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The world's largest bipolar genomics study will help to better diagnose and treat people who are likely to develop the condition. 

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Community leaders or trusted work colleagues can be COVID vaccine advocates and help boost vaccination rates. Here are some simple steps they can take.

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What does the Seychelles experience tell us about variants, vaccine efficacy and herd immunity?

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