What will migration look like after the pandemic?

What will migration look like after the pandemic?

By Antoine Pécoud Increased control of people’s mobility because of COVID-19 might not be so easy to undo. One of the most immediate consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the closure of many international borders. This had a severe impact on migration, and in...
Why are more contagious COVID variants emerging?

Why are more contagious COVID variants emerging?

By David Welch, Jemma Geoghegan, Joep de Ligt & Nigel French Why are more contagious variants emerging now, more than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic? New variants of SARS-CoV-2 have now evaded New Zealand’s border protections twice to spread into the community....
How dangerous are the new COVID variants?

How dangerous are the new COVID variants?

By Lucy van Dorp New variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, is thought to be driving increased transmission of the disease around the world. A new variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, is thought to be driving increased transmission...
What other diseases should we be watching out for?

What other diseases should we be watching out for?

By Denise Montgomery Immunisation expert Dr Nikki Turner says as we wait for a Covid-19 vaccine, there are other diseases to keep in mind. News that the Government has options to buy Covid-19 vaccines has raised hopes of a better 2021 than 2020. The agreement is to...