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80% vaccination won’t get us herd immunity, but it could mean safely opening international...

The first phase of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s four-stage “pathway out of the COVID-19 pandemic”, announced on Friday, focuses on vaccinating as many Australians...

South Africa’s latest COVID-19 lockdown puts spotlight back on vaccination failures

South Africa is in the grip of another resurgence of COVID-19. Gauteng province, the country’s economic hub, where 25% of the population live, is...

Slaves to speed, we’d all benefit from ‘slow cities’

Slowing transport in cities provides immense benefits for the health of people, economies, and the planet, so why are we still obsessed with speed? As...

I understand the rationale to limit travellers from India, but I still feel uneasy

On Thursday, national cabinet agreed to list India as a “high-risk” country and temporarily reduce the number of people returning to Australia from the...

COVID vaccine may lead to a harmless lump in your armpit, so women advised...

Australian women are being asked to think about the timing of breast cancer screening as they prepare to receive their COVID vaccine. This is in...

Will the COVID vaccine make me test positive for the coronavirus? 5 questions about...

COVID-19 vaccination is rolling out across Australia. So health authorities are keen to dispel myths about the vaccines, including any impact on COVID testing. Do...

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