Not the apocalypse - but you should still care
When will there be a vaccine? What can we do and how do we stay up to date? Helen Petousis-Harris gives an update on the COVID-19 global health emergency.
Coronavirus - it’s a misinfodemic
The global health emergency that is the Coronavirus has become a game changer for scientists around the world in terms of the speed of the response.
Coronavirus ban extended another eight days
Cabinet extends China travel ban by another eight days but may exempt international students.
An area where we can’t neglect nutrition
Given the vast impacts that poor diet have had on global health, a deficit in nutrition education in medicine represents a big problem, writes Dr Jennifer Crowley.
Drop the stigma about the end of life
Dr Amanda Landers discusses the stigma associated with palliative care and why the field deserves recognition Scalpels are a powerful tool in medicine, but words can be just as mighty. Some medical specialties are easy to comprehend - they cut...
When we go to Mars
The prospect of going to the Red Planet is possibly a step closer with the US President’s State of the Nation speech in which he promises we will land there.
Virus disrupts tourism systems
Efforts by the Chinese government to contain the coronavirus have an unlikely casualty: our tourist visa processing systems
Travel bans won’t prevent coronavirus spread
Victoria University of Wellington Vice-Chancellor Grant Guilford argues the imposition of travel bans is perhaps the most commonly misused intervention in trying to stop an outbreak of disease.
China needs open leadership over coronavirus
If China’s government doesn’t want to imperil itself, it needs to send a clear signal to its citizens it is deploying every possible resource to keep them safe.