Rating Victoria’s COVID-19 Roadmap
Victoria’s Roadmap out of the COVID-19 restrictions is good but there are grounds for tweaking it, says University of Melbourne expert Professor Tony Blakely
Modelling Victoria’s escape from COVID-19
Dynamic policy models can help Victoria think through how we get to ‘COVID-normal’. Here University of Melbourne experts explain their new modelling
Group testing to help control COVID-19
Large-scale testing is key to controlling COVID-19 and analysing grouped samples can be an efficient way to do it argues a University of Melbourne expert
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
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.
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.
Victoria – are you up for elimination?
Australia's Victoria State should aim to eliminate COVID-19 with its new lockdown in response to this fresh outbreak, argues a University of Melbourne expert
The dynamics of disease
Professor Tony Blakely, a University of Melbourne epidemiologist and public health specialist, discusses COVID-19 infection control models and exit strategies.
The COVID-19 treatment trials that ‘learn as they go’
Innovative COVID-19 treatment trials enable us to hone in on most promising treatments, saving time and possibly lives, explain University of Melbourne experts.
COVID-19 and containment: A dual burden for India
Could COVID-19 lockdowns in India do more harm than the pandemic given an already vulnerable population? A University of Melbourne expert does the numbers