The change in the US position signals how clearly the success of every country in fighting the pandemic depends on vaccinating the whole world.
It sounds too good to be true, a vaccine that can protect against future virus variants. But governments around the world are keen to learn more.
A serious event such as a blood clot could be caused by an underlying medical condition, a medication the person was taking at the time, or some other factor unrelated to the vaccine.
If you live in an area where virus fragments have been found in wastewater samples, the most important thing to do is follow your state health department's advice.
Providing foreign aid is not always straightforward. But here are some practical ways Australia might be able to help India.
It's quite likely this virus will never be eliminated from the world. But even so, getting vaccinated enormously reduces your risk of severe outcomes like hospitalisation and death.
The AstraZeneca COVID vaccine is now available to Australians over 50. Here's what you need to know before you roll up your sleeve.
Reports have suggested some women are experiencing changes to their menstrual cycles after having a COVID vaccine.
It's easy to call Australian Olympians who receive their COVID shot early 'queue jumpers'. But the argument for them having early access to the vaccine is more nuanced. Here's why.
Airborne transmission is likely to be behind several recent leaks in hotel quarantine. But the Northern Territory has a quarantine model that works.
Skyrocketing demand coupled with shortages of vital components is leading to bottlenecks in the supply chain of Pfizer's and other mRNA vaccines.
Early reports suggested an apparent increase in OCD relapse rates and symptom severity during the pandemic. But a year on, we're learning this may not be the case.
There are tangible things we can do now to help people understand the benefits and possible risks of COVID-19 vaccination.
During the height of the pandemic, people with disability felt they had been forgotten and were not a priority. In the vaccine rollout, the government is repeating its past mistakes.
At one time more than one in three Australians did volunteer work. Only one in five are now doing so, but there are some positive signs as volunteering organisations adapt to changing times.
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Another city, another snap lockdown, and another round of asking whether it will successfully prevent disaster this time, or whether the coronavirus has already spread undetected through the community.
As Australian women over 50 prepare to have their COVID shot, they need to factor in timing of their mammogram. Here's why.
The response to the crisis in India speaks to the complexity of public health decision-making.
Our best long-term strategy is to rely on the mRNA vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna.
The amount of risk from overseas arrivals depends not just on Australia's vaccination rates, but also on the particular circumstances of the country from which people are travelling.
A deep clean involves cleaning objects or surfaces that may not be routinely cleaned, such as walls, ventilation ducts, curtains, carpets, and hard-to-reach places.
After a massive reduction in COVID case numbers and optimism about the vaccine rollout, India has seen a huge second wave of infections.
If one adenoviral vaccine is linked with blood clots, it doesn’t mean all vaccines in this family will have that same effect. But it's definitely worth health authorities assessing the data.
A vaccine expert breaks down everything you need to know about the Novavax vaccine.
The challenge now is to address the understandable concerns and prevent them from contaminating the broader public dialogue on COVID-19 vaccination.