Coronavirus

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern to declare climate emergency

In yet another historic move, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern is set to declare a nationwide climate emergency. It will…

2 days ago

Victoria may have eliminated COVID-19, but eradication is a distant dream

Today Victoria satisfied a common definition of elimination for COVID-19, recording its 28th consecutive day of zero new cases. While…

2 days ago

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…

3 days ago

Children may transmit coronavirus at the same rate as adults: what we now know about schools and COVID-19

The role children, and consequently schools, play in the COVID-19 pandemic has been hard to work out, but that puzzle…

4 days ago

So you think economic downturns cost lives? Our findings show they don’t

Throughout the coronavirus recession, we’ve been told there’s a balancing act when it comes to lives. On one hand, lockdowns…

4 days ago

AstraZeneca’s results signal more good vaccine news — but efficacy is only the beginning of the story

AstraZeneca has become the latest pharmaceutical company to reveal promising results in clinical trials, for its viral vector vaccine developed…

4 days ago