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.
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
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
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.
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
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?
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?
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.
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
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.