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  1. 5 September 2022 - Health & Medicine

    The COVID-19 vaccine difference between men and women

    New research that includes the University of Melbourne finds there's a gender difference when it comes to the effectiveness and side effects of COVID-19 vaccine

  2. 7 July 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    Reducing COVID-19 transmission without costing the Earth

    New University of Melbourne research has tested more energy efficient ventilation alternatives for reducing the spread of COVID-19 in office buildings.

  3. 3 May 2022 - Health & Medicine

    Uncovering the triggers of severe COVID-19 in kids

    New University of Melbourne research finds that proteins in the blood may tell us the triggers of severe COVID-19 in children.

  4. 30 November 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Q&A: What we do (and don’t) know about Omicron

    COVID-19 variant Omicron has caused “hype” globally but there's still much to learn about the mutation say University of Melbourne and Doherty Institute experts

  5. 7 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Choose (vaccinated) life

    Only four per cent of people hospitalised with COVID-19 are fully vaccinated. A University of Melbourne doctor says we can't escape the truth, vaccination works

  6. 5 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    NSW should be ‘okay’ opening up

    New University of Melbourne modelling suggests that NSW – as well Victoria and ACT – will be ‘okay’ at 70 to 80 per cent double vaccinated to open up.

  7. 21 September 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The facts of vaccinating our kids against COVID-19

    Does the risk versus benefit equation justify having my Year 7 child vaccinated against COVID-19? A University of Melbourne expert says the clear answer is yes

  8. 23 August 2021 - Health & Medicine

    What if Victoria cannot eliminate Delta this time?

    A University of Melbourne expert asks what the options are if the current hard lockdown in Victoria doesn't see a reduction in COVID-19 cases by 2 September?

  9. 22 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    The strength of Sydney’s lockdown is crucial over the next 100 days

    New University of Melbourne COVID-19 modelling of the Delta-variant outbreak in NSW looks to answer: Can a vaccine-led approach end NSW's outbreak in 100 days?

  10. 9 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    We need to talk about elimination vs suppression in Australia again

    New University of Melbourne modelling finds that elimination is better than a suppression strategy for COVID-19, especially when it comes to the Delta strain.