Health

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.

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.

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