1st August 2023 Keeping patients, healthcare workers and the public safe in health care systems during ongoing circulation of COVID-19. Patients have a right to safe healthcare, and to be protected, using all reasonably practicable measures, from acquiring any type of infection, including COVID-19, in healthcare facilities. Prevention of hospital acquired infection is a core […]
John Snow was the famous London physician who removed the handle from the Broad Street water pump, thereby stopping a cholera outbreak. Simple, effective. Following on from the honest and open comments of Federal Health Minister Mark Butler, where he correctly described the recent Australian COVID wave as neither short nor sharp, with a death […]
OzSAGE is concerned at the excess deaths related to COVID in Australia during 2022. COVID is the now the third highest cause of death in Australia. There is every indication that unless Australia changes its stance on managing COVID this trend will continue into 2023. The graphs provided show a comparison of the causes of […]
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– Vaccinate children aged 6 months to 5 years – Provide bivalent boosters to anyone who has not had a COVID-19 vaccine in the last six months – Mandate clean air indoors, and mask wearing in specific high-risk locations – Widen access to ongoing testing for COVID-19
OzSAGE calls on National Cabinet to urgently revise the Strategic Framework for Transitioning COVID-19 Measures released on the 9th December 2022. While OzSAGE supports the intent of the strategic principles, many of the accompanying statements contained in the framework have serious inaccuracies and are not supported by the evidence or current real-life experiences.