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Primary series and original booster provide protection against Omicron infection
Inner North Walk-in Centre reopens its doors
Covid vaccine provides substantial protection against re-infection
Mask-wearing can make it more difficult to recognize masked and unmasked faces of others
Covid vaccination status among parents of hospitalized children with Covid infection
NSW Health statement on Majestic Princess cruise ship
New Covid variant leads to increase in cases
Indigenous Services Canada Covid monthly update 8 November
Victoria’s first ‘COVID normal’ winter extremely challenging for hospitals: VHA
Association of mRNA vaccination with clinical, virologic features of Covid among essential, frontline workers
New research to investigate long COVID in Western Australia
Chief Health Officer Update 14 October
Office occupancy lifts in September
CDC Expands Updated Covid Vaccines to Include Children Ages 5 Through 11
Chief Health Officer Update 7 October
Omicron’s Evolution and New Bivalent Covid Booster
Wind music causes less transmission than singing
Canada to remove Covid border and travel measures effective October 1
Estimated effectiveness of Covid vaccines against Omicron or Delta infection, outcomes
Covid-associated hospitalizations among vaccinated, unvaccinated adults Should I get one of new Covid boosters?
Comparison of Covid rates among in-person, virtual attendees of large professional society meeting
President Biden’s Statement on FDA and CDC Authorizing Updated COVID- 19 Vaccines
Using math to predict SARS-CoV-2 protein mutations
JCVI advises use of additional bivalent vaccine for autumn booster campaign
CDC Recommends First Updated Covid Booster
Australian PMI: Signs of manufacturing slowing in August
Australians’ financial wellbeing declines
Administration of anti-Covid monoclonal antibodies after FDA deauthorization
WHO expert group recommends second Covid booster
JCVI publishes advice on Covid vaccines for autumn booster programme
COVID outbreak response plans
Sydney’s office occupancy rate remains above 50 per cent despite tough conditions
Better long-term planning needed for COVID
New Zealand to stay at Orange as winter continues
Genetic differentiation and diversity of Covid Omicron variant in its early outbreak
Kids’ noses can better fight Covid
Association of fourth Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine dose with Covid infection
FMA issues infringement notice to Alliant Perpetual for late financial statements
Rapid Antigen Test cancellations not due to failure to detect Covid Omicron variant
Government takes another step to propel arts sector to thrive
New Covid Vaccine Effectiveness Data Showcase Protection Gained by 3rd and 4th Doses
CBD Occupancy levels highest since restrictions eased
Unemployment rate falls to 3.5%: Australia
NEJM paper is compendium on rapid tests for Covid