Health

Alberto Ospina Stella in the Kirby Institute’s PC3 containment lab

Investigating the virus’ lifespan, creating safe virus lookalikes, and studying immunotherapy solutions are just some of the collaborative research projects happening in a high-level containment lab at UNSW Medicine’s Kirby Institute.

walkers on a crowded path

We've all seen the increases in people walking and cycling on shared paths so crowded it's almost impossible to maintain physical distancing. This must be fixed, and quickly.

Know your HIV status

Global research collaboration led by The Kirby Institute to identify crucial clinical strategies for people living with COVID-19 and HIV.

We need to talk about mental health and COVID-19

UNSW Professor says the hidden threat from COVID-19 is long-term mental health issues.

GP

Poorer health outcomes might be the consequence of insufficient recognition and funding of general practice research, a new article says.

Two people running

We need urgent measures to support safe walking, cycling and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Australian experts say.

Healthcare workers

Current advice for COVID-19 health workers is based on the assumption that droplets bearing the virus travel no further than 2 metres and do not remain in the air. The body of published evidence suggests otherwise.

Remote Australian community

Rapid testing for COVID-19 will deliver results on the spot for thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Covid-19

A world-first Australian study could help determine which existing treatments are protective against COVID-19.

asthma inhaler

We don't yet know if people with asthma are more susceptible to serious outcomes if they get COVID-19. But there's plenty asthmatics can do to minimise the impact of any viral infection.

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