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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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?

  7. 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?

  8. 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.

  9. 20 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    How long till Sydney gets out of lockdown?

    New University of Melbourne COVID-19 modelling finds NSW’s hard lockdown gives the State more certainty about how long stricter restrictions could stay in place

  10. 8 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    What’s the right COVID-19 risk to live with?

    As Australia considers opening its borders, new University of Melbourne virus modelling provides scenarios that can help us decide what risk to tolerate.