The generation currently in their late teens and early 20s — the COVID generation — already had cause to be worried about their future.
Here are some pointers, informed by the evidence, on what to do next time you’re faced with a COVID contrarian.
Stay calm and avoid the rush.
In Australia, New Zealand and around the world, COVID has turned luxury and semi-luxury hotels into quarantine facilities.
There’s not yet a “silver bullet” that can return Australia and the world to pre-COVID normality.
As many of us return to the office, and congregate indoors over dinner and drinks during the summer holidays, we need to think about ventilation to minimise the indoor spread of COVID-19.
112,000 fewer students were enrolled in tertiary education in May 2020 – at the height of the first wave – compared to a year earlier.
The cognitive effects of the coronavirus can last for months in certain cases, according to researchers.
There is hope that the collective experience of social distancing during COVID-19 may have helped reduce some of the stigma associated with seeking help.
We won’t resume regular life for a while – here’s how to deal with our new reality.