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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 31 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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'.

  6. 24 May 2021 - Inside Business

    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?

  7. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  8. 23 April 2021 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  9. 7 March 2021 - Animals, Food & You

    Safeguarding Australia’s dairy herd

    New University of Melbourne research aims to develop a vaccine for Mycoplasma bovis mastitis - one of dairy’s major problems - using CRISPR technology.

  10. 25 February 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Learning as we go during vaccine rollout

    As Australia starts its vaccine rollout, University of Melbourne experts say real-world data from other vaccines have clues that can help us modify as we go.