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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...

Children may need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 too. Here’s what we need to consider

Image: Shuttlestock An ideal COVID-19 vaccine would not only protect people from becoming ill, it would also stop the virus spreading through the population....

Oxford scientists: these are final steps we’re taking to get our coronavirus vaccine approved

A researcher working on the University of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in Buenos Aires. EPA-EFE Of the hundreds of potential COVID-19 vaccines in development, six are in...

Religious concerns over vaccine production methods needn’t be an obstacle to immunisation

Image: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters/EPA We tend to assume disseminating public health messages is solely the role of public servants such as Victorian chief medical officer...

Where are we at with developing a vaccine for coronavirus?

Picture: Shuttlestock SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is changing how we live. With a rapid increase in cases, we are now isolating in our...