No kissing, jumping up and down on the dance floor, or buffets. Sounds like a COVID wedding.
The aged care royal commission's recent report on COVID-19 recommended accredited infection prevention and control experts be sent into residential aged care. Here's what that means.
Health-care workers' access to personal protective equipment, along with appropriate infection control procedures, affected their mental health during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our video shows aerosol emissions from singing a simple scale. No wonder singing in a choir can be risky.
We can strike a balance between minimising transmission risk and practising compassion to allow loved ones to visit patients with COVID-19 in ICU at the end of their lives.
Some 70-80% of health-care workers testing positive to COVID-19 in Victoria's second wave were infected at work, compared with 22% in the first wave.
Most aged care homes are designed to be naturally ventilated. But when windows are closed to keep out the cold, poor ventilation appears to be common – and that's a problem for infection control.
There are a number of things you should do, including keeping the person with COVID-19 isolated, and cleaning regularly.
Contaminated masks are an infection risk. Here's how to clean them properly.
Even though cases haven't dropped off yet, mandatory masks have probably helped to prevent cases continuing to spiral upwards - which is a real risk with this virus.
When it comes to PPE, we could be better protecting our frontline health-care workers. We need to update current guidelines to reflect the latest evidence around how COVID-19 spreads.
Just because someone isn't wearing a mask doesn't mean they don't want to. They might have a disability or medical condition you can't see that makes wearing a mask difficult or distressing.
The more layers your mask has, the better, our new research confirms.
Healthcare workers bear the extraordinary practical and psychological challenges of working daily with the threat of infection and for many months.
Health workers, who have long used face masks as part of their everyday work, share their tips on how to comfortably wear them and see where you're going.
Having the right equipment is not enough – getting health workers to use it is also a challenge.
What we understand about how COVID-19 spreads should be the basis for infection control procedures during any lockdown of a residential tower.
As Melbourne returns to lockdown, the evidence suggests routine mask-wearing - as seen in many countries but not so far in Australia - could be a valuable tool to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Masks protect you from infection and protect others from getting sick. But authorities are leaving it up to individuals to decide if they want to wear masks on the bus or train. Here's how to decide.
If you're itching to get back to the gym when it re-opens, here's what you can do to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.