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Will new guidelines on how to protect front-line workers acknowledge the coronavirus can spread via the air we breathe? It’s time they did.
COVIDSafe was only able to detect a handful of cases successfully, but that doesn’t mean Bluetooth isn’t a helpful tool for addressing viral spread.
Public health officials and politicians have access to the same data on COVID-19 cases, deaths and transmission, but might arrive at different conclusions.
As the coronavirus rages, a vaccine finally is available for certain groups of people and will soon be ready for other groups. But there are plenty of questions. A doctor answers five here.
New guidance from the CDC says that 15 minutes of exposure – regardless of whether that occurs at one time – can result in transmission of the coronavirus.
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.
Recent cases among school children has prompted some to wonder: should we close schools again? The short answer is: no.
Many people delayed routine doctor visits during social distancing. Now that distancing guidelines have eased, people still are concerned about going to the doctor. Here, two doctors offer guidance.
Only 51% of survey participants said they supported linking the number of COVIDSafe app downloads with an easing of lockdown restrictions.
The internal density and layout of buildings are key factors in COVID-19 transmission risk. This is not an argument against high-density cities, some of which have successfully contained the virus.
As if attacks on health workers weren’t upsetting enough, reports indicate broadband engineers are now also being abused - as conspiracy theorists link 5G technology with to COVID-19’s spread.
A four-year-old female Malayan tiger has tested positive for COVID-19, with six other tigers and lions showing symptoms. It’s the first known case of a ‘wild’ animal catching the disease.
Whether you’re going grocery shopping, handling money, going to the park, taking public transport or getting takeaway - here are some tips on what to avoid when possible.
Before schools and workplaces closed, people could have been exposed. How do we best manage that?
Housing is our first line of defence against coronavirus, so leaving someone homeless increases the risk for everyone. Australia should follow other countries in imposing a moratorium on evictions.
Many people don’t realise high-income earners are the biggest users of public transport in Australian cities, but it’s still low-income earners who are most vulnerable to service disruptions.
With no vaccines or treatments, the fight against coronavirus comes down to this behavioral technique. A physician explains how it works.
So far, children have not been as sickened by the coronavirus as adults. So why do officials talk about closing schools? And what does this mean for you as a parent? A public health expert explains.
With the coronavirus spreading to more countries, public health officials in the US are warning Americans that coronavirus will become a problem in the US, too. What does this mean for you?