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  1. 29 April 2022 - Health & Medicine

    Indonesia takes an impressive step toward cervical cancer control

    Indonesia is taking a big step by rolling out a free HPV vaccine nationwide to protect women and girls from cervical cancer, say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 25 February 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    Welcome to the mRNA revolution

    A University of Melbourne startup has built an mRNA platform that Australian scientists can use to accelerate their research, going beyond the COVID-19 vaccine.

  3. 22 February 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Cannibal immune cells could offer new treatment path

    A type of immune cell can cannibalise properties of other cells, potentially creating new targets for therapies and vaccines say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 3 February 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Newborn vaccine set to save lives

    The award-winning University of Melbourne team behind an affordable gastro vaccine is ensuring it will save as many newborn lives as possible globally.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 22 June 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Australians more likely to get vaccinated after Victoria’s COVID-19 outbreak

    Victoria’s COVID-19 outbreak increased vaccinations in the state, but new University of Melbourne research finds more Australians are also keen to get the jab.

  8. 21 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Getting a COVID jab is safer than taking aspirin

    Risk of rare side effects of COVID-19 vaccines are being greatly exaggerated: they are far safer than many regular medicines says University of Melbourne expert

  9. 8 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    The global race to understand COVID-19 variants

    A new trial including the University of Melbourne is investigating who could remain susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 variants after COVID-19 infection or vaccination

  10. 2 June 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    How your blood can help understand COVID-19 vaccine responses

    A biobank will collect samples from those having their COVID-19 vaccine to help researchers understand coronavirus immunity, say University of Melbourne experts