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  • Professor Nathan Grills

    Public Health Physician and NHMRC Post Doctoral Fellow, Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne; Senior Research Advisor, Australia India Institute

  1. 21 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Getting a COVID jab is safer than taking aspirin

    Risk of rare side effects of COVID-19 vaccines are being greatly exaggerated: they are far safer than many regular medicines says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 31 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Don’t be that person

    Would vaccines have saved Melbourne from this concerning outbreak? Highly likely, yes. A University of Melbourne expert says don't be the person who 'waits'.

  3. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Hope in the darkness

    India’s COVID-19 second wave is a humanitarian disaster but vaccines and doing what we now know works can turn the tide, says University of Melbourne expert

  4. 31 March 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Charting our way back to normal

    A new web tool weighs the costs and benefits of different policy responses as Australia charts way to post-COVID-19 normal, say University of Melbourne experts

  5. 1 January 2021 - COVID-19

    Part 4: Things we know at the end of 2020

    In Part 4, University of Melbourne experts share what they've learned in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic that they had absolutely no clue about before.

  6. 9 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    How COVID-safe Santa can save Christmas

    Santa (as an essential worker) needs to be made COVID-Safe this Christmas. University of Melbourne and La Trobe University experts explain how it can be done.

  7. 11 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Time for smart masking

    With so few COVID-19 cases Victoria's compulsory mask wearing laws no longer make sense and it's time for smarter rules, says a University of Melbourne expert

  8. 4 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Better engaging culturally diverse communities during COVID-19

    COVID-19 response in Australia’s Victoria needs more focus on poorer and culturally and linguistically diverse communities say University of Melbourne experts

  9. 12 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Staying active in lockdown can make for a better normal

    Melburnians need to stay responsibly active given lockdowns are recipes for non-communicable diseases like heart disease warns University of Melbourne expert

  10. 19 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Caring for India’s elderly during COVID-19

    India’s COVID-19 lockdown is particularly difficult for the country’s elderly but University of Melbourne experts say steps than can be taken to ease the burden