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COVID-19

Brings together all of Pursuit's coverage of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

  1. 9 August 2020 - Humanities

    Diplomacy at a distance

    In the face of department cuts, Australia’s diplomats are working during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the safety and security of many Australians.

  2. 7 August 2020 - Science Matters

    Test smarter not harder for an agile system

    Knowing who is being tested, why, and counting close contacts is the key to an agile and effective COVID-19 testing strategy say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 6 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making sense of Victoria’s daily COVID-19 cases – and (maybe) some good news

    A University of Melbourne expert says batching explains why the number of new COVID-19 cases in Victoria is a rollercoaster, but this may also mean good news.

  4. 6 August 2020 - Inside Business

    Parents of school-age kids during COVID-19? Yes, you’re stressed

    University of Melbourne research finds that Australian parents are feeling the burn of COVID-19 amid a major economic downturn and growing family-work conflict

  5. Podcast5 August 2020 - Science Matters

    Why are there so few drugs to treat viruses?

    As coronavirus case numbers surge, University of Melbourne experts explain why we have effective drugs for bacterial diseases, but relatively few for viruses.

  6. 4 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Dealing with COVID-19 in aged care

    Communication and connection are critical in addressing COVID-19 outbreaks and lockdown in Victoria’s aged care facilities, says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 21 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Use Stage 4 wisely, or not at all

    A University of Melbourne expert says if Stage 4 restrictions are introduced in Victoria to tackle a spike in COVID-19 cases, there has to be a worthy goal.

  8. 27 July 2020 - Science Matters

    Paternalism, public housing and COVID-19

    A University of Melbourne researcher says Australia's long history of paternalism against public housing tenants is evident in the hard lockdowns in Melbourne.

  9. 29 July 2020 - Humanities

    When trust matters more than translation

    A University of Melbourne researcher says despite translation mistakes, it’s more important that our multilingual communities have trust in official information

  10. 9 June 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    Education in extreme times

    As kids return to school, University of Melbourne researchers says COVID-19 is an opportunity for educators to re-think the relationship between school and life