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How are blood clots associated with the AstraZeneca vaccine detected and treated?

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By science reporter Gemma Conroy, ABC Health RECENTLY, a 52-year-old woman in New South Wales died of an extremely rare blood clot in her brain.  The blood clotting condition was likely linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).    ILLUSTRATION: Sebastian Kaulitzki,_Dreamstime. It was Australia’s second post-jab death out of 3.3 million doses of AstraZeneca (which makes

Elder, lawman, survivor: new stamp discovery is the latest chapter in Gwoja Tjungurrayi’s remarkable life in pictures


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains images and names of deceased people. EVERY CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIAN has likely seen Gwoja Tjungurrayi’s image. Tjungurrayi, a stockman, traditional lawman, and survivor of the brutal 1928 Coniston massacre, is the Warlpiri-Anmatyerr Aboriginal man engraved on our two dollar coin. IMAGERY from

‘They killed my best friend for supper!’


Gunda, the farmyard film that could put you off eating meat for ever A SOW, TWO cows and a one-legged chicken are the stars of Victor Kossakovsky’s unique documentary, which Hollywood’s most famous vegan, Joaquin Phoenix, has helped to get the audience it deserves. When Victor Kossakovsky was four, his parents sent

The press conference as blood sport

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YOUNG ATHLETES ARE expected to answer the most intimate questions in a cynical and often predatory environment. On Monday night, after being fined and threatened with expulsion, Osaka quit the tournament altogether. Meanwhile her stance has been universally scorned by the print media, who as we know have traditionally been the

Some self-reflection


“WE TEND TO THINK animals are lower than us, but all the scientists in the world couldn’t design and operate a bumblebee’s wing. We can’t jump or run very fast, and we can’t carry vast weights like an ant can. We can’t see in the dark and we can’t fly