Clean break: the risk of catching Covid from surfaces overblown, experts say

Prioritising eye protection and face masks will prevent the spread of coronavirus more than disinfecting surfaces, research showsAustralia vaccine tracker: when will you get the jab?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all…

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Victoria eases coronavirus restrictions after recording zero new Covid-19 cases

Queensland border reopened to greater Melbourne as New South Wales reports no new cases for 41st consecutive dayThe Queensland border has been reopened to greater Melbourne after the region was…

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The great unknown: do Covid vaccines stop you spreading the virus?

We know vaccination is very effective in preventing serious illness, but whether it stops coronavirus transmission is another storyAs Australia joins the worldwide Covid-19 vaccine rollout, researchers keep emphasising that…

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Australia urged to manufacture mRNA Covid vaccines onshore to guard against supply disruption

Without the technology to produce mRNA vaccines such as the Pfizer jab, Australia and region remain ‘vulnerable to supply shocks’, scientists warnLeading Australian scientists have called on the federal government…

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