Immunising kids against pneumonia
A new pneumonia study in Laos - including the University of Melbourne - is proving that a vaccine against pneumococcus in children protects entire communities.
Our ‘killer’ cells’ role in life-long flu vaccine
Killer immune cells that can fight all strains of flu virus provide the potential for a universal, one-shot flu vaccine, University of Melbourne research shows
But I got my flu shot? Why the flu vaccine works for some and not others
New research from the University of Melbourne has discovered why some people aren’t immune to the flu even after they’ve had the influenza vaccine.
Vaccination: A numbers game that adds up
While most Australian children are vaccinated, increasing the numbers further still will have lasting benefits for us all.