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TaskforceTV Episode Five

6 May, 2022
In Episode 5, host Tari Turner talks to A/Prof Asha Bowen and Brendan McMullan about the considerations of using drug treatments in children and adolescents, the need for clinical trials, children's diseases (including Kawasaki disease and PIMS-TS), and the impact of the pandemic on children's mental health. A/Prof Asha Bowen is a paediatric infectious diseases physician at Perth Children’s Hospital,...
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TaskforceTV Episode Four

20 April, 2022
Watch full episode here:  In Episode 4, host Tari Turner talks to Prof Caroline Homer and Dr Vijay Roach about the importance of vaccination during pregnancy, the vital...
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TaskforceTV Episode Three

14 April, 2022
Watch the full episode: In Episode 3 host Tari Turner is joined by Prof Meera Agar and Prof Sarah Hilmer with a focus on how COVID-19 care is...
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TaskforceTV Episode Two

7 April, 2022
Watch full episode here:  Episode 2 features Prof Joshua Davis and A/Prof Bridget Barber, Co-Chairs of the Taskforce Disease-Modifying Treatments and Chemoprophylaxis Panel, with a focus on mild...
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TaskforceTV Episode One

5 April, 2022
Watch full episode here:  Episode 1 features Prof Carol Hodgson and A/Prof Steve McGloughlin with a focus on how COVID treatment has evolved in the ICU, the role...
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I’ve tested positive for COVID-19? What treatments are available?

9 March, 2022
  With several new drug treatments for people with mild COVID-19 now available, it can be tricky to know what your options are should you test positive to...
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EXPLAINER: What happens if I test positive to COVID-19?

19 July, 2021
With the recent COVID-19 outbreak in NSW and Victoria, it’s timely to revisit what happens if you test positive with COVID-19.  With so much media commentary and coverage...
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Saving lives safely during COVID-19: CPR flowcharts explained

22 October, 2020
Why were the flowcharts developed? The Taskforce received feedback from hospital and community representatives citing a hesitation to commence resuscitation of people in cardiac arrest during the COVID-19...
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What happens if I get COVID-19?

15 September, 2020
Finding trusted answers amid the widespread coverage of questionable claims and dubious data on unproven treatments is not easy. The good news is there are clear guidelines and...
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