In a digital age, and with unequal access to vaccines, there are considerable potential downsides to so-called 'vaccine passports'.
Our new research found gaps in COVID information available to culturally and linguistically diverse communities. But there are ways we can improve — because community ownership is crucial.
Fair global agreements, home-grown vaccines and sharing extra doses with poorer nations are all needed if we're to ever emerge from this pandemic.
For elite athletes, even mild COVID-19 vaccine side effects can throw their training plans off course. But they can plan ahead.
To make sure the COVID rollout is accessible to all people living in Australia, the government should consider a migrant amnesty.
Though COVID-19 has killed Black Americans at nearly twice the rate as white Americans, Black people are the least likely racial group to say they're eager to get the vaccine.
A waiver may not allow all developing countries to secure medicines and other anti-COVID technologies in a timely way.
Two residents in a Brisbane aged-care home were given a higher dose of the Pfizer vaccine than recommended. Here's what might have happened – and how we can reduce the risk it will happen again.
Years of vaccine research tells us that, if side effects are going to occur, they normally occur within the first months after getting a vaccine.
Australia's keenly awaited COVID vaccine rollout begins today. So how will it work, and will the vaccine be the end of all our coronavirus-related problems?
In 1959, three armed men broke into the University of Montréal and stole the whole supply of polio vaccine — 75,000 vials valued at $50,000. What have we learned from this event?
Some evidence suggests the immune response to asthma may offer some protection against COVID.
It is possible to be an ethical vegan, who supports a better world for animals, and have the COVID-19 vaccine.
The anti-vaccine movement is the product of a structural problem, reflecting a lack of trust in the existing global vaccine governance.
Plus new research on why China is closing down coal-fired power stations. Listen to episode 3 of The Conversation Weekly.
The clock starts ticking once the vaccine leaves the freezer. Here's what to expect.
Facebook's decision to ban media organisations from posting links to news articles on the social media giant's platform comes under a week before Australia's COVID vaccine rollout begins.
The Pfizer vaccine rolls out to high-risk people in Australia from next week. And many of these front-line workers will be women. Here's what we know so far.
With the COVID-19 vaccine soon to be rolled out in Australia, there are situations where proof of vaccination may be required.
When people start to hear that global case numbers are improving, there's a tendency to relax — and that's risky.