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09 April, 2021

Australia's vaccine rollout pivots with new advice about AstraZeneca vaccine

Professor Brendan Crabb AC talks to ABC TV’s Afternoon Briefing about why the Government now prefers the Pfizer vaccine for under 50s.


08 April, 2021

Hotel Quarantine in Victoria: third time lucky?

As international travellers return, will it be third time lucky for Victoria’s hotel quarantine system? Mike Toole writes in The Conversation.


02 April, 2021

PSANZ awards for Burnet students

Students from Burnet’s Global Women’s and Newborn’s Health Group picked up two prizes at the Annual Congress of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand.


01 April, 2021

No time to lose: One million COVID-19 cases predicted in PNG 'in a few weeks'

A potential humanitarian crisis is looming in PNG. The PNG Epidemic Response Group including Burnet, calls for urgent vaccine support by Australian Government.


01 April, 2021

Australia urged to send 1 million vaccines to PNG

Medical research institutes, including Burnet, join NGOs and Church groups in Australia seeking strong, additional support for PNG’s COVID-19 emergency.


31 March, 2021

New cells harnessed to ambush and kill malaria

A novel approach from Burnet scientists, targeting malaria as soon as it enters the bloodstream, has yielded exciting results towards the development of a much-needed vaccine.


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30 May, 2021

12th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference

This conference has a focus on working towards the elimination of hepatitis B and C and supporting people living with these conditions.


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