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Eye researcher drives Covid-19 vaccine

Massachusetts Eye and Ear (MEE) and Massachusetts General Hospital are working on an experimental vaccine called AAVCovid, a novel gene-based vaccine candidate for SARS-CoV2,...

Open for business: next steps for employers

You could be forgiven for thinking that New Zealand’s transition from the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown meant complex Covid-19 related employment scenarios...

Communicating Covid-19: Preparing clinicians to tackle challenging questions

The University of Melbourne is offering healthcare workers a free online course to obtain the core scientific, medical, ethical and legal knowledge to...

Free contact tracing system for practices

Health Intelligence company Cattrax is offering a free, cloud-based electronic contact tracing register to all New Zealand optometry practices. The register...

Optometry: moving to level 2

Optometry practices, together with other retail stores, malls, cafés, restaurants, cinemas and public spaces, such as playgrounds and gyms, can reopen...

Keeping your family business alive (if not thriving) through a pandemic

As we all know, we are in the middle of ‘interesting times’. As a family business, we are best placed to get through this, although it is going to be challenging...

ODOB: What to expect from Level 2

The following is an announcement from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) regarding the Government’s possible move to Covid-19 Alert...

Covid-19: Eyes a source of contagion?

As well as being an entry point for SARS-CoV-2, the virus can persist in the eyes for weeks causing eye fluids to be an ongoing source of contagion, a...

Optometry in the time of coronavirus

Excuse the bad pun, but I feel this famous Gabriel Garcia Marquez title contextualises our collective position in the midst of calamity. It is all we hear...

A Covid-19 experience: Watching a tsunami from afar

We are all spectators in life. I love sport and enjoy watching almost anything competitive. Through the years I’ve been fortunate enough to see live, the...

ANZ Crisis leadership group launched

The Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians board (ODOB) and the New Zealand Association of Optometrists (NZAO) have joined Optometry Australia’s Covid-19...

Coping with the lockdown: an optometrist’s view

It feels like many moons ago when the government announced New Zealand was going into lockdown and Menicare was flying off the shelves like toilet paper.

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