News (2023)

January, 2023 (9)

26 January, 2023

Health leaders support call for COVID strategy rethink

Australian public health leaders have supported calls from Burnet Director and CEO Professor Brendan Crabb for a reset on COVID-19 management policy.

26 January, 2023

Australia Day Honour for Dame Carol Kidu

Dame Carol Kidu DBE and the late Professor George Patton are among eminent Australians with close ties to Burnet, acknowledged in 2023 Australia Day Honours.

25 January, 2023

Professor Caroline Homer a research world leader

Burnet’s Professor Caroline Homer has been acknowledged for her global leadership in the field of pregnancy and childbirth by The Australian newspaper.

19 January, 2023

Pregnancies don’t stop during a pandemic: how a lack of information about COVID-19 impacted pregnant Australians

Pregnant women wanted more timely information during the early years of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia, new research has found.

18 January, 2023

China’s COVID cases may have hit 900 million. What’s headed our way?

With international travel to and from China resuming, it’s inevitable the virus will spread to other countries, Professor Mike Toole writes for The Conversation.

17 January, 2023

Optimise Study deemed success in directly informing Victoria’s COVID-19 response

The success of the Optimise Study in shaping Victoria’s and Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic paves the way for similarly ambitious research projects in the future.

17 January, 2023

Lack of quality data an obstacle to reducing stillbirths in the Pacific, UN report reveals

A United Nations report has revealed 86 per cent of countries in the Pacific have no quality data on stillbirths, complicating efforts to reduce the burden of stillbirth in the region.

16 January, 2023

Access to DAAs linked to fall in hep C incidence

A new collaborative Burnet-led study links broad access to direct acting antiviral treatments to a decline in the incidence of hepatitis C.

02 January, 2023

COVID exploits our year of living dangerously

Professor Brendan Crabb and Professor Mike Toole on the need for Australia to adopt an anti-transmission strategy to control COVID-19.

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