Health

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

COVID-19 pneumonia

How we now treat COVID-19 pneumonia compared to 12 months ago makes a significant difference to survival. 

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I was motivated to improve the outcome for women with ovarian cancer by my experience as a junior doctor in London in 1985. But 36 years on, the results aren't what we'd hoped.

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