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Evaluating the impact of COVID-19 travel bans

Australian scientists have modeled a way to determine how many cases of COVID-19 could be traveling on any international flight, based on data from the first six months of the pandemic, which could help Australian authorities ...

Vaccination

Australia could become voice for global vaccine equality

An expert from The Australian National University (ANU) is urging Australia to support international calls at the World Trade Organization for pharmaceutical giants to not only waive intellectual property protections for ...

Vaccination

With so few virus deaths, Australians debate vaccine risks

Australia has weathered the pandemic far better than many nations—recording just a single coronavirus death since last October—but its success means many Australians are not in a rush to get vaccinated and that could ...

Vaccination

2 Australian states urge against under 40s taking AZ vaccine

The Queensland and Western Australia state governments on Wednesday advised people under age 40 not to take the AstraZeneca vaccine because of the risk of a rare blood clotting disorder, despite the Australian government ...

Vaccination

Moderna to deliver 25 mn vaccines to Australia by 2022

US pharmaceutical company Moderna on Wednesday agreed to deliver 25 million COVID-19 vaccine shots to Australia by the end of next year as the country deals with a lagging immunization campaign.

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