Brings together all of Pursuit's coverage of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Health & Medicine
Q&A: What we do (and don’t) know about Omicron
The latest COVID-19 variant, Omicron, has sparked international travel bans, stricter quarantine and a lot of “hype” worldwide – but we still have a lot to learn about the mutation
Learning & Teaching
Rebuilding trust in a less trusting environment
COVID-19 and lockdowns have challenged our trust in institutions and in each other, but simple every day actions can help us to rebuild
Health & Wellbeing
Indian and Australian health workers reach out on COVID-19
New palliative care training for Sister Doctors in India is supporting patients and families during the pandemic and broadening understanding of care across the Indian Ocean
Ensuring families aren’t left behind in the recovery
The COVID-19 economic shock has seen widespread financial stress among families with young children and now is the time to tackle it
The need for more parliament in Victoria’s Pandemic Bill
The big problem with Victoria’s Pandemic Management Bill is too much power to government and far too little to parliament to balance things out
Reducing COVID-19 transmission without costing the Earth
New University of Melbourne research has tested more energy efficient ventilation alternatives for reducing the spread of COVID-19 in office buildings.
It’s time to drop COVID-19 vaccine mandates
Vaccine mandates helped save lives but COVID-19 variants means they can't now be justified and are hurting the health system says University of Melbourne expert
How fear-appeal advertising works
Research shows that fear appeals in advertising can be effective in changing behaviour, but they need to be done well, says University of Melbourne expert
Our government must trust the experts
The pandemic saw a rise in anti-expert sentiment, including from government, but the public still trusts the experts, says University of Melbourne expert.
Uncovering the triggers of severe COVID-19 in kids
New University of Melbourne research finds that proteins in the blood may tell us the triggers of severe COVID-19 in children.
How COVID lockdowns affected our relationships
COVID-19 lockdowns brought some people and families closer together, but for others, it was lonely and overwhelming, say University of Melbourne experts
People in prison still in COVID-19 lockdown
Sustained COVID-19 lockdowns in prisons weigh on people's mental health. A University of Melbourne expert asks whether we are doing enough to protect them?
What we know about politics after 2021
The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic had a tangible impact on global democracy; University of Melbourne experts take look at what 2022 might have in store.
What we know about our resilience after 2021
The strengths we have built during a tough 2021 will help us cope individually and collectively in an uncertain 2022, explain University of Melbourne experts
What we now know about climate change after 2021
2021 made us focus on climate change as well as COVID-19; University of Melbourne experts discuss what we now know about climate change at the end of 2021