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What can you expect if you get a call from a COVID contact tracer?

“Test, trace and isolate” has become the catch cry of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s recognised as an essential strategy for containing the spread of...

Today marks the official end of the second wave in Victoria, as old freedoms...

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews today announced the most significant easing of Melbourne’s coronavirus restrictions since the state went into “stage 3” lockdown on July...

Can COVID-19 contact tracing apps stop the spread?

While experts advise contact tracing apps as supplementary aid only, new research suggests that applications as such can help mitigate the spread of the...
By persisting with COVIDSafe, Australia risks missing out on globally trusted contact tracing

By persisting with COVIDSafe, Australia risks missing out on globally trusted contact tracing

Australia has ruled out abandoning the government’s COVIDSafe contact tracing app in favour of the rival “Gapple” model developed by Google and Apple, which...
Contact tracing: An in-demand job opportunity amid pandemic

Contact tracing: An in-demand job opportunity amid pandemic

All states across the U.S. are now looking to hire hundreds and thousands of contact tracers to help in mitigating the spread of the...
New Zealand hits a 95% chance of eliminating coronavirus – but we predict new cases will emerge

New Zealand hits a 95% chance of eliminating coronavirus – but we predict new...

There is now a 95% chance COVID-19 has been eliminated in New Zealand, according to our modelling, based on official Ministry of Health data. As...

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