Immunology and Infection
Joining the dots on diabetes and COVID-19
People living with diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic need some extra steps to protect their health, advise experts including the University of Melbourne.
Reinfection in COVID-19 – Part three
What are the implications of reinfection for vaccines, antibody passports and herd immunity asks University of Melbourne's Prof Peter Doherty?
Reinfection in COVID-19- Part two
What do cases of reinfection tell us about protective immunity against SARS-CoV-2 asks the University of Melbourne’s Prof Peter Doherty?
Reinfection in COVID-19
SARS-CoV-2 mutational ‘bar codes’ can be used to test whether someone has been reinfected by COVID-19 virus says University of Melbourne expert Peter Doherty
Affinity, avidity, IgM, IgG, serological surveys and ‘antibody passports’
The University of Melbourne's Peter Doherty explains our immune response to COVID-19 and what 'antibody passports' look for after vaccination or infection.
The ugly truth
We say looks don't matter but University of Melbourne research finds more evidence that they do; understanding our response to ugliness can help counteract it
The science behind the search for a COVID-19 vaccine
In a special report, University of Melbourne researchers take us behind the science of creating, testing and distributing a vaccine to end the COVID-19 pandemic
Lessons for a future pandemic
Professor Peter Doherty from the University of Melbourne discusses the latest COVID-19 drug and vaccine research, and how best to prepare for future pandemic
Immunity to COVID-19: Lessons from malaria
The University of Melbourne has contributed to new research that finds advances in malaria immunity surveillance may help us rapidly respond to COVID-19.
Understanding the response of our immune system’s powerful army
New University of Melbourne research investigates why our immune systems can swing from cytokine storm to immune suppression fighting infections like COVID-19.