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02 December, 2021

Call for action on global COVID-19 vaccines

Professor Brendan Crabb AC is among leading health and aid experts calling for Australia to commit $250 million to the COVAX global vaccination effort.

01 December, 2021

40 years of HIV – Where to next?

40 years of HIV – Where to next? was the theme for World AIDS Day 2021, and official events in Victoria commenced with good news from Health Minister, Martin Foley.

30 November, 2021

Well Beyond 50

The UNAIDS theme for World AIDS Day 2021 is ‘End inequalities. End AIDS’ and Burnet is playing its part with a new project to support people living with HIV who are aged over 50.

29 November, 2021

Experts urge caution on Omicron

Allowing the Omicron variant to run its course in the community would be a serious mistake, Burnet Deputy Director, Associate Professor David Anderson has warned.

29 November, 2021

Omicron variant

The World Health Organization has declared the Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant of SARS-CoV-2 a new variant of concern.

26 November, 2021

Vaccine equity a 'must' for new variant

With the emergence of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, Professor Brendan Crabb believes Australia has an overriding responsibility to support vaccine equity, not just regionally, but globally.

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11 November, 2021

The EC Australia Webinar Series 2021

Join this exciting opportunity to hear updates, engage with stakeholders in the sector, and hear about the work and progress of EC Australia.

10 December, 2021

Melbourne TB Community Seminar Series

Burnet Institute International Health and Development Officer, Geoffrey Chan, will be among presenters at the Melbourne TB Community Seminar Series, Seminar 2 – Active Case Finding.

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