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  1. 20 May 2024 - Science Matters

    How a simulation is informing COVID-19 vaccine policy after our ‘return to normal’

    University of Melbourne researchers have designed a model that can simulate thousands of ‘individuals’ with their own vaccination and infection histories

  2. 13 May 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    Is ‘herd immunity’ in intensive care doing more harm than good?

    New analysis from the University of Melbourne suggests an antibiotic treatment commonly used in Intensive Care Units is putting patients at risk of ‘herd peril’

  3. 26 February 2024 - Health & Medicine

    A new monitoring tool is making vaccine rollouts safer

    University of Melbourne researchers are utilising large datasets to investigate rare vaccine side effects and respond to community concerns faster.

  4. 20 January 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    The steps we can take to combat COVID-19 in 2023

    University of Melbourne computer modelling finds that in 2023, vaccinations and early public health measures can still reduce the impact of new COVID variants

  5. 5 September 2022 - Health & Medicine

    The COVID-19 vaccine difference between men and women

    New research that includes the University of Melbourne finds there's a gender difference when it comes to the effectiveness and side effects of COVID-19 vaccine

  6. 14 July 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    It’s time to drop COVID-19 vaccine mandates

    Vaccine mandates helped save lives but COVID-19 variants means they can't now be justified and are hurting the health system says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 7 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Choose (vaccinated) life

    Only four per cent of people hospitalised with COVID-19 are fully vaccinated. A University of Melbourne doctor says we can't escape the truth, vaccination works

  8. 5 October 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    NSW should be ‘okay’ opening up

    New University of Melbourne modelling suggests that NSW – as well Victoria and ACT – will be ‘okay’ at 70 to 80 per cent double vaccinated to open up.

  9. 21 September 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The facts of vaccinating our kids against COVID-19

    Does the risk versus benefit equation justify having my Year 7 child vaccinated against COVID-19? A University of Melbourne expert says the clear answer is yes

  10. 22 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    The strength of Sydney’s lockdown is crucial over the next 100 days

    New University of Melbourne COVID-19 modelling of the Delta-variant outbreak in NSW looks to answer: Can a vaccine-led approach end NSW's outbreak in 100 days?