From February 20, adults who haven’t had a COVID infection or COVID vaccine dose in the past six months are eligible for a booster, irrespective of how many previous doses they’ve had. So why get one?
We’re moving towards the ‘disease control’ phase of our response to COVID, which means learning to live with the virus. But significant challenges remain as authorities battle COVID fatigue.
If someone who lives in a six-person household gets COVID, you’d expect, on average, two others to get it too.
Having most Australian adults gather at polling booths seems like a COVID disaster waiting to happen. What measures are in place and how can you limit your risk?
We can’t say whether longer Omicron survivability on surfaces relates to a greater risk of infection.
Cases of the Omicron sub-variant BA.2 are now in Australia. While there’s no evidence it causes more severe disease than the original Omicron, early research suggests it’s more transmissible.
It’s important kids’ masks fit well and are removed and stored properly.
A new study in the United States found school reopening in late 2020 was associated with an increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths. But this was mostly the case where masks weren’t required.
Delta is more contagious and appears to be more deadly. And it’s more likely to land those infected in hospital and intensive care. Here’s what the latest evidence says about the dominant variant.
At the beginning of 2020, most people hadn’t used the word ‘pandemic’ before. Now it’s time to understand the term ‘endemic’ and find out what to expect when COVID changes shape.
Governments and companies alike are budgeting millions for air cleaning technologies to curb the spread of COVID. Experts say standard building ventilation - and social distancing - work