Victoria has recorded its largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases. It might be time to return to a statewide lockdown.
Public housing towers in Flemington and North Melbourne have been placed under 'hard lockdown', with 3,000 residents confined to home for at least five days, after 23 COVID-19 cases in 12 homes.
The drop in traffic during COVID-19 lockdowns reduced global emissions. If we keep encouraging cycling and working from home beyond the pandemic, our climate goals may become more achievable.
Cognitive biases often lead us to irrational behaviours such as hoarding toilet paper.
Indonesia's 'new normal' directive suffers from three serious flaws.
The Lancet launched an independent investigation but ran into resistance from the institution, which refused to disclose the raw data, forcing the journal to retract the article.
Religion and religious leaders may make the best of this pandemic by becoming part of the solution to curb the spread of the virus.
Research shows communities become more resilient to future crises when people have access to basic services such as supermarkets, hospitals and schools.
A COVID-19-type pandemic had long been predicted, but our warnings weren't heeded. We need to start rethinking our approach to health now – even in countries like New Zealand.
New Zealand has “eliminated” COVID-19 “for now”, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has declared. Two key epidemiologists who worked on NZ’s elimination strategy explain the news, and the challenges ahead.
There's now a 95% chance COVID-19 has been eliminated in NZ, according to our modelling. But as NZ prepares to remove limits on large gatherings, it increases the risk of a very large new outbreak.
Australia is performing better than many other countries with comparable populations and geographies, a new COVID-19 data visualisation reveals.
The president's handling of the pandemic has been one of the more eccentric on the continent.
Distancing rules will make life very difficult for smaller bars, cafes and restaurants. Our streets can be modified quickly to help save an important part of the life of cities and their economies.
Based on how other diseases have moved through refugee camps, there is an urgent need to protect refugees in camps and informal settlements from COVID-19.
This week, our experts are looking at the major trends in post-crisis globalisation.
Re-imagining cities after COVID-19 is both a practical and philosophical task. People’s perceptions of places are changing. It is a time for planners and policymakers to plan with, not for, people.
Vietnam is one of the poorest nations in Asia, yet it has had remarkably few Covid-19 cases. In part, the country's limited resources led to a cautious, proactive approach.
#WFH? It seems a lot of people have quickly become used to it.
It's human nature to try to insulate yourself from the unpleasant realization that death comes for all of us eventually.