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Peter Curson

Peter Curson is Emeritus Professor of Population and Health in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University.

A forgotten Australian hero – Edward Presgrave
Nation Building - 28/09/2020 - 2 comments
Pandemics and public health
Health - 15/09/2020 - 16 comments
The Black Death is here to stay
Health - 17/07/2020 - 18 comments
Pandemics rule Australian life
Health - 11/05/2020 - 5 comments
A forgotten enemy: pandemics of the past
Health - 4/05/2020 - 16 comments
Paradise delayed
Health - 17/04/2020 - 16 comments
Our struggle with epidemics of infectious disease
Health - 23/03/2020 - 22 comments
If we face a new pandemic will our government protect us?
Health - 2/03/2020 - 14 comments
Invisible enemies confront us
Health - 12/02/2020 - 6 comments
What does our future hold: will infections continue to dominate?
Health - 29/01/2020 - 14 comments
Edward Presgrave and the Boer War
International - 11/10/2019 - 9 comments
Vulnerability in a greying Australia: the aged in a changing climate
Health - 10/10/2019 - 12 comments
An old future
Health - 23/09/2019 - 9 comments
The threat of a new infectious world
Health - 28/08/2019 - 12 comments
The measles outbreak continues unabated
Health - 9/05/2019 - 2 comments
E-Journalism rules, Hard News struggles
April 2019 Feature - 17/04/2019 - 6 comments
Ebola returns with a vengeance
Health - 22/03/2019 - 2 comments
Deadly encounters: are we prepared?
Health - 11/02/2019 - 16 comments
The pandemic to end all pandemics: influenza in 1919
Health - 7/09/2018 - 4 comments
Waiting for the big one: a new flu pandemic threatens
Health - 27/06/2018 - 9 comments
“Disease X” threatens our world
Health - 11/04/2018 - 5 comments
Bioterrorism threatens
Science & Technology - 5/04/2018 - 11 comments
The next pandemic
Health - 1/12/2017 - 16 comments
How do we find that perfect partner?
Society - 1/08/2017 - 5 comments
Is the Black Death still alive and well in Australia?
Health - 14/07/2017 - 5 comments
Bioterror: a ticking time bomb
Health - 12/05/2017 - 4 comments
The Namibian Genocide: at last an international hearing
International - 31/03/2017 - 24 comments
Paradise delayed: longer life but worsening health
Health - 13/10/2016 - 7 comments
The return of an old pestilence?
Health - 25/08/2016 - 5 comments
One of our biggest challenges: chronic disease
Health - 10/08/2016 - 13 comments
Zika marches on: lessons not learnt
Health - 4/08/2016 - 14 comments
Zika, Brazil and the continuing threat of mosquito borne disease
Health - 25/07/2016 - 3 comments
Health and security
Health - 15/02/2016 - 11 comments
A world without borders
Society - 21/12/2015 - 14 comments
Ebola is not the only, or most dangerous, challenge we face
Health - 28/10/2014 - 17 comments
Population does matter in our security stakes
Society - 22/09/2014 - 15 comments
Ebola rules
Health - 18/09/2014 - 6 comments
Ebola: a human catastrophe
Health - 14/08/2014 - 2 comments
Ebola: an unwanted guest
Health - 11/08/2014 - 3 comments
Deadly encounters: an infectious world
Health - 1/08/2014 - 2 comments
An infectious world
Health - 20/01/2014 - 5 comments
Life expectancy gap
Health - 21/11/2013 - 11 comments
Australia's population
Health - 29/10/2013 - 22 comments
Scholarly euphemisms
Society - 4/10/2013 - 18 comments
Coronavirus – the next pandemic?
Health - 15/05/2013 - 1 comment
Sea sickness: what ails the cruise industry
Society - 25/01/2013 - 1 comment
A forgotten hero
January 2013 Feature - 22/01/2013 - 3 comments
Slaughter of the lambs
Health - 9/01/2013 - 1 comment
The old shall inherit the earth
Society - 31/08/2012 - 10 comments
No room for the Roma
International - 14/09/2010 - 17 comments
Permeable borders
Health - 18/05/2009 - 3 comments
Hysteria at fever pitch
Health - 30/04/2009 - 12 comments
The great land grab
Environment - 8/01/2009 - 5 comments
Health inequality
Health - 22/12/2008 - 6 comments
Costa geriatrica coming soon to a suburb near you
Society - 25/11/2008 - 8 comments
Biosecurity and infectious disease
Health - 27/10/2008 - 2 comments
'Populate or perish'?
Society - 24/07/2008 - 37 comments
A political windfall
International - 10/06/2008
Bioterrorism only beaten by preparation and understanding
Health - 25/06/2007 - 4 comments
Dynamics of population and our regional order
Society - 9/05/2007 - 17 comments
If Al Gore is right ...
Environment - 10/04/2007 - 21 comments
The geriatric climate change imperative
Health - 27/03/2007 - 4 comments
Bird flu has not gone away
Health - 27/02/2007 - 1 comment
Drought disease
Health - 14/11/2006 - 3 comments
What happened to geography?
Education - 11/10/2006 - 14 comments
Cruise together and get sick together
Health - 28/09/2006 - 1 comment
A time bomb on our doorstep
International - 12/09/2006
Health check
Health - 3/08/2006 - 5 comments
Sydney’s forgotten pioneer
Nation Building - 29/05/2006
The disease pendulum is finely balanced
Health - 9/05/2006 - 2 comments
Pandemic insurance jitters
Health - 1/12/2005 - 1 comment
Preparing for a pandemic
Health - 13/10/2005 - 8 comments
Disease - shaping history in a mobile world
Health - 29/09/2005
The Congo plague outbreak - how did it happen?
Health - 24/02/2005
The tsunami is significant, but let's keep it in perspective
International - 17/01/2005 - 8 comments
How about a 'Warrant for fitness' health policy initiative?
Health - 23/11/2004
Waiting for the 'Big One': The inevitable pandemic
Health - 4/11/2004
The rise of the wrinklies - the silver century
Society - 22/10/2004
Who Ordered the Food Poisoning?
Health - 14/10/2004
The Fat of the Land: Obesity and health embedded in a complex matrix
Health - 1/10/2004
What is it about fear that we like?
Society - 20/08/2004
Is our hi-tech medicine answering the right questions?
Health - 6/08/2004
Why do analyses of environmental issues have to be negative?
Environment - 24/05/2004
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: the world can expect more of the same
Health - 14/04/2003
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