Health

COVID-19 around the world

UNSW Sydney's Professor Mary-Louise McLaws, who is an adviser to the World Health Organisation, says the world will never be the same again following the COVID-19 pandemic.

surgery room

Last month, Australia announced a pause on all elective surgeries. This could have mixed effects now and in the longer term.

Magnetic Particle Imaging

Imaging technology at UNSW Sydney will help researchers discover new methods to diagnose and treat a wide spectrum of diseases.

healthcare workers in masks

Biosecurity expert Raina MacIntyre says healthcare workers are concerned about dwindling supplies of personal protective equipment, and need to be aware of existing evidence to make an informed choice.

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.

health information

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.

health app

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.

wheelchair scooters

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.

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