• Government introduces precautionary travel restrictions on arrivals from South Africa

    5 days ago - By News Medical

    The government is taking decisive precautionary action against a new COVID-19 variant by introducing travel restrictions on arrivals from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Namibia from midday tomorrow .
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  • Experts urge pregnant women to get COVID-19 vaccine following new UK safety data

    5 days ago - By News Medical

    The country's top doctors and medical experts are urging pregnant women to get their COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible, as new data published by the UK Health Security Agency today provides further evidence that the vaccines are safe for this group.
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  • Mental health of older adults significantly impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

    5 days ago - By News Medical

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the mental health of older people living in the community, with those who are lonely faring far worse, according to new research from McMaster University.
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  • Australian health authorities investigate new South African COVID strain

    5 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Health Minister Greg Hunt said the country would not hesitate to move swiftly if health experts are concerned about the new coronavirus variant.
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