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Better COVID vaccines are on the way. What do they do? And what technology might we see in future?

Image: Unsplash Regulators in Australia and the United States last week approved Omicron-specific boosters, following approval in the United Kingdom in mid-August. In Australia, a Moderna Omicron booster has been provisionally approved...

Here’s why you might need a 4th COVID vaccine dose this winter

Image: Achmad Ibrahim/AP/AAP When I began drafting this article, COVID cases in Australia were coming down and the situation was stabilising. New research released in February...

The Moderna vaccine is now available for 6 to 11 year olds. Here’s what parents need to know

Image: Shutterstock Australian children aged six to 11 years old will be able to get the Moderna COVID vaccine at pharmacies, GP clinics and vaccination...

Farewell to 2021 in federal politics, the year of living in disappointment

Image: Wes Mountain Some will recall it as 2021. For more, it will be Year 2 of COVID. Either way, it will have been a...

‘Are you double dosed?’ How to ask friends and family if they’re vaccinated, and how to handle it if they say no

  Picture: Shutterstock The weekend is approaching, your fridge is stocked with cheese and you’re eager to organise a COVID-compliant picnic with other fully vaccinated...

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has the power to stop misleading advertising. So why can’t it stop Craig Kelly’s texts?

  Picture: AAP/Mick Tsikas Earlier this month, many Australians received a text message prompting them to visit the “Australian Government’s COVID-19 Vaccines Adverse Events Report.” It...