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Latest news: PPE

Canberrans produce thousands of free face shields and masks for health workers

The Australian National University’s (ANU) MakerSpace, and a group of volunteers, are working to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to ACT and NSW health workers, free of charge. The ANU MakerSpace has produced...

Pandemic profiteering: Fake vaccines and PPE flood the dark web

The sale of fake vaccines and other compromised medical items on the dark web poses a real risk to the health and safety of the public and needs to be dealt with swiftly, according to the Australian Institute of Criminology.

3D printers provide PPE solution

With a growing shortage in personal protective equipment (PPE), 3D printers are providing a stop-gap solution to create face shields to protect health professionals.