Hospitals and GPs report a surge in eating disorders

This post was originally published on this sitePanic buying. Stripped shelves. Food shortages. A designated hour for exercise. Zoom calls. For most, these are unhappy but largely tolerable parts

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Melbourne researchers work on rapid test to show COVID immunity

This post was originally published on this siteMelbourne’s Burnet Institute is working on a quick test that could reveal if you have been infected with and cleared of COVID-19, potentially

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COVID-19 danger may rise in dry weather, ‘provocative’ study shows

This post was originally published on this siteDuring Sydney’s COVID-19 surge in March and April, something curious happened. On days when the air was dry, more people seemed to catch the

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People need to change their behaviour to stop COVID. How do you make them?

This post was originally published on this siteWithout a vaccine, our best methods for preventing COVID-19 are all behavioural: handwashing, mask wearing, social distancing, isolating. But when

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Has Victoria’s epidemic peaked? Scientists say it may have

This post was originally published on this siteOne of the top epidemiologists advising the state government has backed the Chief Health Officer’s claims that Victoria’s COVID-19

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Men are more likely to die from COVID-19 than women. Why?

This post was originally published on this siteCOVID-19 has killed more men than women in Australia and claimed the lives of almost 10,000 more men than women around the world. New figures have

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Australia on course to eliminate COVID-19, modelling shows

This post was originally published on this siteSocial distancing is holding new COVID-19 infection levels low enough to eliminate the virus from mainland Australia, new federal government

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Vaccine development is a case of ‘market failure’. Here’s why

This post was originally published on this siteReliance on the private market to develop vaccines has failed, leaving us vulnerable to pandemics such as COVID-19, public health experts say. The

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Keep taking your heart meds, experts say, as virus rumours go viral

This post was originally published on this sitePeople with high blood pressure are being urged by health authorities across the world to continue taking their medication despite burgeoning online

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Top global health expert says schools not a major COVID-19 driver

This post was originally published on this siteChildren do not appear to be major spreaders of COVID-19, suggesting school closures would be premature before an outbreak, one of the world’s

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