A letter sent to the Prime Minister urging caution and prudence, after a week that saw ten a day dying in NSW from COVID-19. Hon Prime Minister Anthony Albanese 29 Sept 2022 by email Dear Prime Minister, The diverse experts of the OzSAGE group have requested that I write to you urging caution and prudence […]
The proposal to cut the isolation period for COVID to 5 days is a political call that is not science based.
Working Group: All Advice Documents, Control of Covid-19 infection transmission in Healthcare Settings, ICU and Health System, Modelling
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IMPORTANCE OF COVID-19 VACCINATION & DEVELOPMENT OF BETTER SYSTEMS FOR MANAGEMENT OF UNCOMMON SUBSEQUENT ADVERSE EVENTS
The aim of this position statement is to reinforce the importance of COVID-19 vaccination, and of remaining up to date in line with the ATAGI recommended vaccination schedule, and of supporting global vaccine equity remind that part of ensuring the integrity of and confidence in the vaccination programme is the surveillance and management of uncommon […]
Background With COVID-19 cases and new variants of concern still spreading in the Australian community, Australia must take protective action to prevent deaths and disability. Hospitalisations remain high, with over 3,200 people currently admitted nationwide. This has resulted in overcrowded emergency departments and contributed to ambulance ramping and unacceptable ambulance response times, adversely affecting the […]
OzSAGE working group: Dr David Allen, Prof Nancy Baxter, Kate Cole OAM , Anna Davidson, Prof Geoff Hanmer, Prof Deborah Lupton , Prof Raina MacIntyre, Prof Lisa Maher, Dr Alan McLean, Dr Andrew Miller, Dr Suzi Nou, Dr Karina Powers (Chair) Australian pandemic border controls have been relaxed in recent months, and in many cases employees and contractors […]