When the media pits academics against each other in an attempt to represent "both sides of the argument", no one wins.
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.
Simultaneously high levels of virus and vaccination will give further evidence of just how protective COVID-19 vaccines are.
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.
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.
A French study found a four to sixfold reduction in neutralisation against the delta variant compared with the alpha (Kent) variant.
Vaccinating a population requires a proactive approach to health promotion and community preparedness.
An economist explains what a recession is, who decides and why it took so long to learn that the COVID-19 downturn was officially over.
John Locke and John Stuart Mill don’t provide much in the way of justification for ignoring public health advice in a pandemic. Mikhail Bakunin, however…
A small number of cases of myocarditis and pericarditis have been reported following the mRNA COVID vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna. But this is no reason to avoid the jab.
Comparing COVID-19 vaccines with others that are less effective makes people see them more favourably.
Exclusion from clinical trials, lack of data and inconsistent information made it difficult for pregnant and breastfeeding people to make decisions about COVID-19 vaccines early in the rollout.
Some Olympic athletes have thrived in the year-long delay leading up to the Tokyo Games, using the extra time off to improve their performance and shatter national records.
Word from The Hill: three states in lockdown.
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
Vaccine hesitancy in parents shouldn’t mean adolescents can’t get vaccinated.
Gatherings can lead to the deaths of many people if coronavirus infections spread. It is important for people to stick to regulations such as those about avoiding close contact and confined spaces.
The negative impact of the pandemic on grief has raised concerns. Our study shows that 15 per cent of people dealing with grief are at risk of what’s known as complicated grief.
Experts in viral immunology, ethics and computational biology share their thoughts on England sloughing off the last of the COVID restrictions.
The freedom to do as you please impinges on the freedom of others to protect themselves from COVID-19.