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  1. 10 December 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Virus, pathogenesis, epidemiology and vaccination in the complex ecosystems of us

    Electing to be vaccinated fulfils a very basic responsibility to ourselves, our family and the community, explains the University of Melbourne's Peter Doherty.

  2. 28 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  3. 23 September 2020 - Health & Medicine

    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?

  4. 17 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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?

  5. 9 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  6. 4 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 19 August 2020 - Health & Medicine

    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

  8. 15 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  9. Podcast20 May 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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

  10. 20 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.