The COVID-19 pandemic has generated much uncertainty and confusion. With the pandemic evolving daily, it is important to stay up to date on most current definition on symptoms, risks of COVID-19 and hotspots. It is just as important that we obtain information from accurate sources.
Here we have compiled some useful official governmental websites and articles to keep reliable sources at your fingertips – you may want to save this as a favourite page for easy access.
Hotspots for each State and Territory:
COVID-19 symptoms continue to be updated. Check your symptoms with the online COVID-19 Symptom Checker to see if you should get tested.
Understanding the differences between masks, as well as when and how to wear them can be confusing. Click Here for our comprehensive guide.
Protect yourself and others: There are many ways you can protect yourself and others from COVID-19. Click Here for some useful tips.
The Big Picture: Keep up to date with the latest case numbers and statistics in Australia: Click Here
Keep up to date with the latest global COVID-19 statistics: Click Here
Learn more: We have created a page full of more useful links for you to use Here
Never before has a vaccine been developed so quickly – usually, it would take many years. As a result, many people are concerned that the safety of the vaccine has been compromised for the sake of speed. But Professor Jamie Triccas, head of infectious disease and immunology at the University of Sydney, explains why the speed of the vaccine development shouldn’t be a cause for concern.
We are seeing COVID-19 spread to millions of people around the globe – but how exactly is it spreading? And how can you protect yourself?
A recent study published by the CSIRO in Australia found that the COVID-19 virus can survive for up to 28 days on surfaces like banknotes and glass – including your mobile phone screens.
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors began to notice a concerning trend in those severely ill from COVID-19 – many were obese. Now, larger population studies have shown that overweight persons are at a significantly higher risk of falling critically ill with COVID-19.
As Australia gets a better hold of the COVID-19 pandemic, workers are being encouraged to return to the office to fire up the economy again. So how can businesses make sure they return to work safely? Here are 5 important actions to put in place.
As the months drag on, we continue to see that COVID-19 isn’t just another flu. Many people are currently facing severe and long-term complications from this disease that we are only beginning to understand. The latest concern? Parkinson’s disease.
Only 20% of new COVID-19 cases present with a fever, according to the latest epidemiological data available from the Australian National Incident Room Surveillance Team. Originally, this was thought to be one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19.
“Much has been said about how the world will return to normal when a vaccine is widely available. But that really won’t be true.” David Salisbury, former director of immunisation at the Department of Health in London, has warned those pinning their hopes on a COVID-19 vaccine.
We are all eagerly awaiting a COVID-19 vaccine to help fight the pandemic. But currently, no COVID-19 vaccine has been developed for children.
A recent study has revealed that the prevalence of coronavirus antibodies declined rapidly in the British population during summer. This provides evidence to suggest that we may not naturally acquire long-lasting immunity to coronavirus after being infected.
According to a recent survey from the Heart Foundation, as many as 500,000 Aussies with heart disease are skipping check-ups during the pandemic.
With so many different types of face masks, it can be difficult to figure out which one is right for you during this pandemic. To help you out, we have created a guide to face masks for you to use.