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Inside track: Healthcare

23 February 2021

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Inside track: Healthcare

In the media

Aussies urged to link Medicare and myGov ahead of vaccine rollout
Aussies are being encouraged to link their Medicare to their myGov accounts, ahead of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout.
Minister for Government Services Stuart Robert says it will be vital for Aussies to be able to prove they’ve been vaccinated in the future (19 February 2021).  More...

New look for sun safe labels
Covering up with sun protective clothing is one of five ways Australians can protect themselves from the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation. But not all fabrics provide the same level of protection (15 February 2021).  More...

Long-lasting infection-control solution now available in Australia
SurfaceWise2, a hospital-grade disinfectant that makes surfaces hostile to germs for up to three months, has been launched in Australia by Allied BioServices. The TGA-listed product was developed to provide always-on antimicrobial protection against 99.9 per cent of germs, bacteria and COVID-19. The TGA has listed the product for use against COVID-19, germs and bacteria (12 February 2021).  More...

Queensland

Queensland university students allowed to return to campus life after Queensland Health coronavirus update
University lecture theatres in Queensland will be allowed to return to 100 per cent capacity in time for the start of classes next week. A late-night change to public health directions gave the green light for universities across the state to start making plans (18 February 2021).  More...

How will the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine work in Queensland? Here's what we know so far
Queensland's first COVID-19 jabs will be administered next week, beginning the gradual rollout of the long-awaited vaccine across the state. Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young says "no-one will be missed" in the plan to offer the vaccine to all Queensland adults by the end of October (18 February 2021).  More...

Early warning for immune system over-reaction in cancer treatment and COVID-19
An ‘immuno-storm chip’ developed by University of Queensland researchers could diagnose cancer and COVID-19 patients at risk of a potentially lethal reaction (17 February 2021).  More...

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