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20 April, 2021

Protecting PNG from an escalating COVID-19 outbreak is urgent business for Australia

An urgent priority is to provide more assistance to scale up testing across the country writes Professor Brendan Crabb AC and Professor Mike Toole AM in The Canberra Times.


19 April, 2021

Surging global cases of COVID-19 threaten Australia’s exit strategy

The race to vaccinate the world is not keeping pace with accelerated transmission by viral variants of concern writes Burnet’s Professor Mike Toole AM and Professor Brendan Crabb AC in the SMH.


18 April, 2021

Shame, stigma barriers to COVID-19 testing for young and culturally diverse, report finds

Optimise Study finds high rates of testing hesitancy among young Australians and migrant communities.


15 April, 2021

Vaccine rollout should focus on Asia-Pacific region

Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine programs are threatened while the virus is allowed to spread rapidly overseas, experts Professor Brendan Crabb and Dr Anthony Fauci warn.


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.


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