Duped consumers who have been promised compo are still waiting

The financial services royal commission was adamant that there should be compensation for the thousands of Aussies who received dodgy financial advice. But where is it?


Expert warns of new national COVID wave

Australia's COVID outbreaks are at a 'critical point' and we could be facing a 'new national wave', says leading epidemiologist.


How to talk to someone who doesn’t want a COVID vaccine

Do you have a friend or family member refusing to get a COVID vaccine? Here's how to talk to them about it.


What happens if you can’t get your second vaccine dose in time?

Some people are wondering if it is okay to get their second Pfizer shot beyond the recommended three-week gap between their first and second dose.


Could green tea help to combat COVID?

Swansea University researchers are investigating how humble green tea could yield a drug capable of combating the coronavirus.


The COVID problem experts say must be accepted – and corrected

In the open air, the virus is diluted and dispersed, but inside tiny particles can linger, spread and build up to dangerous levels, experts warn.


AMA warns COVID is coming and we’re not ready

The AMA believes Australia is ill-prepared for a return of COVID-19 and that the disease 'is coming'.


What to do after you receive your COVID-19 vaccination

Minor side-effects, including headache, a slight fever and tiredness are likely after your COVID vaccination.

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Health professions are the most highly regarded in Australia

Health professions are still the most highly regarded in Australia.


Gum disease linked to higher risk of fatal COVID outcomes

Infected and inflamed gums may result in higher rates of complications and more fatal outcomes for individuals diagnosed with COVID, according to a new study.


Figures on flu and pneumonia deaths well down in 2020

Around 386 Australians died every day in 2020, which was around normal, but that was the only thing normal about the mortality statistics.


Study shows more symptoms long after COVID patients ‘recover’

The latest long COVID complication causes dizziness, palpitations, headaches, fatigue and blurred vision.

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