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
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
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.
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
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
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
Don’t be that person
Would vaccines have saved Melbourne from this concerning outbreak? Highly likely, yes. A University of Melbourne expert says don't be the person who 'waits'.
Should we pay Australians to get vaccinated?
Incentives for vaccine hesitant Australians to get vaccinated are all wrong. A University of Melbourne expert asks why don’t we pay people to get vaccinated?
Hope in the darkness
India’s COVID-19 second wave is a humanitarian disaster but vaccines and doing what we now know works can turn the tide, says University of Melbourne expert
Is there a preferred COVID-19 vaccine for Pacific Island countries?
As COVID-19 cases surge in some Pacific Island countries, University of Melbourne experts analyse whether one vaccine is better for these remote communities.