How we perceive personal risk, and how well we comply with public health measures, can change depending on whether we are around people we know or strangers.
Not everyone has a job they can do from home. Mapping the patterns of occupations across Melbourne's suburbs against COVID-19 cases strongly suggests why some parts of the city are more vulnerable.
Analysis suggests when COVID-19 cases reach 100 over 14 days, an outbreak gets very difficult to control — as we saw in Victoria. Over the last fortnight, NSW has recorded at least 154 new cases.
A study by UNSW and the Black Dog Institute has shed light on the influence of COVID-19 on Australians’ mental health.
If you’re not sure whether wearing a face mask is worth it, or you need to wear a mask but are unsure which type, new research should help you decide.
Just because someone isn't wearing a mask doesn't mean they don't want to. They might have a disability or medical condition you can't see that makes wearing a mask difficult or distressing.
The more layers the better is the advice when it comes to using a home-made mask to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Mental health statistics in NSW highlight the importance of the Australian Mental Health Prize to reduce stigma and recognise mental health workers.
Researchers at UNSW Sydney and NeuRA are using virtual reality and electrical stimulation to restore feeling, movement and function for people with spinal cord injuries.
Like Morpheus, the Greek god of sleep, anaesthetists navigate the shadowy worlds between consciousness and oblivion.