As such, public health and policy responses are based on a limited, yet rapidly evolving knowledge and evidence base, including research findings, analysis and early experience from other countries.
The Know-C19 Hub
The Knowledge Hub for COVID-19 (Know-C19 Hub) is the gateway to our research findings, policy and technical reports, and also latest news about Burnet’s COVID-19 work. The Know C-19 Hub will actively seek to address gaps in knowledge and collate and provide novel strategic information on COVID-19 to inform the Australian and International response.
Click the links above to see Know-C19 Hub research briefs and analyses covering all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic and global response.
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We must use caution to break out of Fortress Australia – 16 May 2021
Burnet Institute Director and CEO Professor Brendan Crabb AC, and Technical Advisor Know C-19 Hub, Professor Mike Toole AM, argue for a nuanced approach to border control in a commentary published in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
COVID Zero is precious. We are now experiencing a quality of life that approximates pre-pandemic days and most Australians want to keep it that way. But while the objective of zero COVID-19 community transmission will be with us for some time, it should not mean Fortress Australia.
Reopening our international borders will have enormous benefits. Not only will Australians be able to reunite with overseas family and friends but we will again welcome skilled migrants, international students and tourists – all essential for full economic recovery.
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LINKS and RESOURCES
Burnet modelling informs Victoria’s roadmap – 28 September 2020
Reproduction number key to reducing Victoria’s COVID caseload – 7 August 2020
Victorian restrictions avert thousands of new infections – 3 August 2020
Masks reduce COVID-19 transmission – 21 July 2020
Burnet appointments to COVID-19 Taskforce – 7 April 2020