Sufferers collected evidence of their persistent symptoms, and advocated for themselves and for further research. Even the term ‘long COVID’ stems from this activism.
Without appropriate support, it’s more likely people will break COVID restrictions, for example go to work, or gather in family groups for support.
Disclosure requirements work, forcing companies to own up to their customers and investors.
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Only 7% of Australia’s federal MPs have backgrounds in science. What would it look like if they were a majority?
New information Instagram makes teens feel worse about their bodies is an opportunity for parents to start a conversation with their children about their online lives, and encourage positive habits.
If staff enforce the rules, they risk harassment and lost tips. But if they overlook unsafe behaviour, they risk further COVID transmission.
The increased prominence of antisemitic incidents may have you wondering: has antisemitism always been part of the Australian social fabric, or are we facing a newer, more sinister trend?
A collaboration between health-care leaders and artists illuminates what it has been like leading, working, and living through the pandemic.
One year following the 2019/20 fires, this forest has been slow to recover.
Many plants are really good at withstanding bushfires, but the combination of drought, heatwaves and pest insects under climate change may push them to the brink.
The problem with the plan to relax restrictions at 70% and 80% vaccination rates is it’s based on modelling that’s now obsolete.
You can measure the speed of your broadband connection, but that’s not the whole story. Your network provider also has to manage factors such as data loss and latency to ensure a smooth connection.
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But media coverage misses the nuances of the role. This is what we found when we spoke to them.
Australia faces economic problems down the road if three big, structural reform areas — housing affordability, the tax mix, and decarbonisation — are not addressed.
Under a new code, rural landholders in NSW will be allowed to clear up to 25 metres of land outside their property boundary. This will be devastating for the wildlife that live or migrate there.
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One study suggests getting vaccinated halves the risk of developing long COVID.
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Many Sydneysiders have been heading to beaches in their local areas as the weather warms. So, if it’s allowed under the public health orders for your area, is it OK to go to the beach?
An 80% adult vaccination rate corresponds to 64% of the overall population, leaving plenty of people susceptible to the virus if restrictions ease too quickly.
Jakob Weis, University of Tasmania
A new analysis, using 15 years of autonomous underwater measurements and simulations from the latest global climate models, refined our estimate of future ocean warming and sea level rise.
Taxing super profits sounds like a a good idea, but it’s hard to get right and there might be better ways to get more company tax.
Home quarantine apps face serious privacy, security and bias issues. Home detention ankle tags might be a better option.