Harnessing the power of health taxes

18 June 2020 - Health taxes are a cost effective opportunity for progress in public health. ...

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An ‘America first’ pharma supply chain sounds good. But it won’t work.

17 June 2020 - With a stroke of the president’s Executive Order pen, the Trump administration awarded a $354 million, ...

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The Lancet, New England Journal retract COVID-19 studies, including one that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs

4 June 2020 - The Lancet, one of the world’s top medical journals, on Thursday retracted an influential study that ...

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WHO set to resume hydroxychloroquine trial in battle against COVID-19

4 June 2020 - The World Health Organization will resume its trial of hydroxychloroquine for potential use against the coronavirus, its ...

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The CDC waited its entire existence for this moment. What went wrong?

3 June 2020 - Americans returning from China landed at U.S. airports by the thousands in early February, potential carriers ...

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‘Vaccine nationalism’: a new dynamic in the race to quash coronavirus

27 May 2020 - International pursuit for a shot is shifting into a contest of which world power can immunise its ...

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Modelling epidemics with compartmental models

27 May 2020 - During epidemics, there is a critical need to understand both the likely number of infections and their ...

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'Act now': AMA urges health education to combat 'growing' anti-vaxxer movement

25 May 2020 - Medical experts warn decades of progress on immunisation could be undone unless the federal government urgently ...

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How the world’s premier public health agency was handcuffed

23 May 2020 - The CDC has been absent with leave during the spread of COVID-19. ...

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COVID-19: CSL aims to cover Australia with vaccine

25 May 2020 - Vaccine manufacturer CSL has plans in place to manufacture a COVID-19 vaccine onshore as it confirms ...

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What to expect when a coronavirus vaccine finally arrives

20 May 2020 - Sobering lessons from the history of the polio vaccine. ...

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Europe falls behind U.S. in funding coronavirus vaccine and securing access

19 May 2020 - U.S. was faster in shouldering drug companies’ costs to develop and manufacture vaccine candidates, putting the bloc ...

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Is your health data safe as My Health Record hacking revealed

20 May 2020 - The government's My Health Record platform was the target of an attempted hack last year, Australia's ...

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Australia must work to avoid 'vaccine nationalism', former top bureaucrat warns

18 May 2020 - A former top bureaucrat has warned the international race to develop a vaccine against the novel ...

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The hidden wave: what happens when everything else is put on hold

15 May 2020 - When Australia's public health system pivoted to address COVID-19, many other serious diseases fell from view. ...

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