Vaccine clots more deadly than COVID in Australia this year

Australia’s top medical officer on Monday urged countrymen who have received an AstraZeneca COVID shot to “not delay” getting the second dose – even though the vaccine has been linked to more deaths than COVID in Australia this year. Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly, after a National Cabinet meeting, reiterated the benefits of vaccination and encouraged Australians to stay […]

How to safeguard your mental health during the COVID era

A man expressing sadness with his head in his hands. Image by Tellmeimok. There are signs that some changes are being made to people’s daily lives and there is a focus with the “new normal”.  However, mental health issues remain with many people. Healthy and unhealthy...

How the COVID pandemic redefined ambition

Somewhere along the way my goals shrank. During the destabilizing and most isolating months of the pandemic, my desires shifted entirely. Professional ambitions, for instance — sweeping, difficult, long-term things — washed away, and were replaced with smaller things...