Contact lenses are safe to use during the pandemic as long as you follow strict hygiene recommendations, including frequent hand washing.
Pathogens typically face a trade-off between virulence and transmission. But that's not the case with SARS-CoV-2.
As restaurants and cafes re-open, here's what you can do to limit the chance of coronavirus transmission.
A CSIRO survey has found many people are confused about common infections, believing antibiotics can treat colds, flu and other viruses. This could fuel a dangerous rise in drug-resistant superbugs.
Mysteries surround the coronavirus, but our expert is here to address some of the most perplexing issues.
There's no evidence you can spread the Wuhan coronavirus before showing symptoms, but one study suggests it's possible for children and young people to be infectious without ever having symptoms.
If hospitals are not thoroughly cleaned, patients may be at higher risk of infection. We tested a new approach to hospital cleaning, and found it could reduce infections and save money.
Antibiotic resistance is a major and growing global health threat. These five recent examples show us how dangerous it can be.
Middle ear infections (otitis media) are a common and often painful condition that
most children will experience at least once in their first year.
Antimicrobial stewardship is proving effective, but we're not fully across what is happening.
A novel approach to detect bacterial infections in 10-15 minutes is expected to become commercially available next year.