On the horizon: A new omicron-focused version of the Moderna vaccine that may offer longer protection and a stronger immune response.
Evusheld is an antibody drug from AstraZeneca intended to help prevent COVID-19 infection for immunocompromised and other vulnerable patients.
Fewer people reported needing to miss work after their booster, compared to their second dose.
There’s not enough evidence yet to support the AstraZeneca CEO’s statement. But it is theoretically plausible.
Paxlovid is one potential COVID drug for use at home. The idea is these can potentially be prescribed at the first sign of infection to prevent serious illness and death.
Protection from infection wanes over time. So boosters will offer extra protection and hopefully reduce the spread of the virus even further.
AstraZeneca’s durable monoclonal antibody treatment has shown promise in phase 3 clinical trials.
Modelling suggested Sydney would open up when NSW had around 1,900 new daily cases. Last Monday, it eased restrictions with just 496 new cases.
There are very few situations where someone can’t have a COVID vaccine for medical reasons.
You’ll read lots of different figures on this — six months, eight months, more — and that’s because the research is ongoing. We don’t yet have a concrete answer.
Thanks to the collaborative efforts of governments, funding agencies, academia, biotech and pharmaceutical companies, large-scale manufacturing of mRNA drug products is becoming a reality.
Most kids will be unvaccinated if schools in the two largest states re-open in term 4. There may still be community transmission, but there are measures we can take to shield kids from the virus.
Each dose of Pfizer has a long and complex path involving mixing, storage at temperatures colder than the South Pole and specific protocols that must be followed before it becomes a jab.
With the reality of the COVID situation in Australia, particularly in New South Wales, some older adults could literally die waiting.
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If Australians won’t take the AstraZeneca vaccine, we must donate it to save lives elsewhere, especially while we queue-jump for more Pfizer doses.
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The prime minister has condemned the anti-lockdown rallies while defending free speech.
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