Too may countries are drastically unprepared for the coming weeks and months.
The prime minister has made clear his view that any attempt to eliminate COVID-19 entirely in Australia would carry too high an economic cost.
These graphs reveal something you may have not seen illustrated before.
For some diseases, the dose of virus a person is exposed to is directly linked to how severe the disease is.
Many governments and health organisations have been reviewing their advice on face masks – here's why.
Exams are the currency of the education marketplace.
Using antibodies to trap the virus could create near-instant pregnancy test-style kits.
Galleries and musuems are rapidly moving online in response to social distancing measures, but the digital divide means regional and remote organisations could be left behind.
The legislation before parliament over-compensates some and under-compensates others, but should leave us better off on the other side.
The legislation before parliament discriminates against employers who take on temporary migrants, impoverishes Australian residents and will hold back the fight against coronavirus.
Mechanical ventilators are often used in life and death situations, treating patients with pneumonia, brain injury and stroke. One mechanical ventilator can cost up to A$82,000.
National emergencies allow for the purest expressions of sovereign power, testing the government’s commitment to human rights. Some leaders are failing the coronavirus test, experts say.
These are difficult and dire times, but holding on to the myth of childhood innocence won't make this crisis any easier.
A new survey shows younger Australians are more worried than older people about the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, and most people are following the social distancing rules and staying home.
Struggling to tell your daily infections from your cumulative counts, or a linear from a log scale? Here are a few pointers to help you master the deluge of data about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many temporary residents will be excluded from coronavirus support. In this open letter to the prime minister, 43 leading Australian experts on social policy argue this is in no-one’s interests.
Even before COVID-19, 22% of international students often went without food or necessities and almost half depended on paid work to cover the rent. With many of their jobs gone, they're now desperate.
When US governors declared a state of emergency is likely pivotal in mitigating how hard COVID-19 hits their states. And it turns out that one party's governors made those decisions more quickly.
How does racism impact the health of racialized communities when it comes to COVID-19? Will these social factors play an implicit role in health-care workers’ decisions?
Because of COVID-19, observing religious feasts online, such as Easter, is mainstream this year. A theologian and a sociologist offer six considerations for digital religion.