Immunology and Infection
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.
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.