Friendship, harmony and excellence have long been touted as the traditional Olympic values. How will 2021 reshape athletes’ ability to live up to them?
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Competing in the Olympics is a career high. Excelling at these Games however will preclude much opportunity for friendship and connection and demand more than sporting excellence
A Ukrainian nurse fills a syringe with the CoronaVac vaccine.
With cases increasing worldwide, any vaccine that could stop people from getting ill is highly valuable.
When the media pits academics against each other in an attempt to represent "both sides of the argument", no one wins.
President Biden and Vice President Harris met on Feb. 12, 2021, with governors and mayors to discuss supporting them in the fight against COVID-19.
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People can die when the federal government doesn't work well with state and local governments – the COVID-19 crisis showed that. But the Biden administration has signaled an openness to collaboration.
Three Rivers by Aunty Lorraine Brown and Aunty Narelle Thomas, from the Coomaditchie United Aboriginal Corporation. This artwork was commissioned by the Research Centre for Children and Families and the image represents the importance of keeping children in out-of-home care connected to Kinship and culture.
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Pandemic-induced lockdowns have brought up challenges for children in out-of-home care and their carers. However, Kinship care provided unexpected positives for Aboriginal elders and their families.
With the Japanese public against the games and a pandemic raging, the Olympics are not a simple celebration of sport and human achievement.
NSW's successful test and trace strategy controlled the Crossroads Hotel outbreak a year ago without needing a stringent lockdown. But this has not worked as well against Delta.
To paraphrase a legendary golfing saying, the harder you work, the luckier you get.
Simultaneously high levels of virus and vaccination will give further evidence of just how protective COVID-19 vaccines are.
Students nearing the end of high school worried about their schoolwork and education more than younger students.
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Students' academic worries persisted through the pandemic. A developmental scientist offers tips to support young people heading back to school.
Policymakers need to make sense of the data so as to predict and manage what's happening. To address this need, we developed a visualisation tool to track and predict country-level COVID-19 cases.
Trucks and business were looted and burnt during recent riots in South Africa.
The violence wreaked its damage because South Africa’s journey to democracy remains incomplete. It sends a sharp message that the country must look its past far more squarely in the eye.
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The economic benefits of the Olympics are in question like never before.
Masking indoors will yet again be the new normal in Los Angeles County – and possibly elsewhere in the U.S.
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As Los Angeles County again mandates masking indoors – even for the fully vaccinated – local health officials in the U.S. are closely eyeing their own COVID-19 vaccination and infection rates.
Political leanings and community features predicted support of COVID-19 mitigation measures.
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Multiple factors determined whether or not individual Americans adopted COVID-19 safety measures, according to statistical analysis of public opinion data.
As coronavirus cases surge, unvaccinated people are accounting for nearly all hospitalizations and deaths.
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The US has split into "two Americas," one of the unvaccinated and one of the vaccinated. The differences in deaths and hospitalizations between the two populations are striking.
Most people being hospitalised with COVID-19 in the UK have had both vaccine doses, but this is to be expected as vaccination rates rise.
Investigations have led to the withdrawal of a study backing ivermectin to treat COVID-19. But that's not the last time we'll hear about this controversial drug.
It's still reasonably easy to catch a cold even during lockdown.
In order to support people effectively, craft appropriate messages and predict virus spread, it is crucial to use the languages and local networks that bind multicultural communities together.