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21 October, 2021

Burnet Institute statement re. news.com.au article

Statement in response to an article questioning peer-reviewed Burnet study findings on the impact of a mandatory mask policy.


21 October, 2021

Calls for PNG government directive to stop use of anti-worm drug

Social media misinformation drives demand for ivermectin in PNG for COVID-19, despite WHO warnings against its use.


19 October, 2021

PNG is back on the brink of a delta variant disaster

Complacency and vaccine hesitancy have left PNG wide open to delta infection, Professor Brendan Crabb says in the Australian Financial Review.


18 October, 2021

Podcast: Modelling COVID-19 - How Science Matters

Understand what goes into Burnet’s modelling and how it works in Episode 7 of our How Science Matters COVID-19 podcast series.


18 October, 2021

PNG calls for international help amid Delta surge

Hospitals in Papua New Guinea under strain as country battles COVID-19 surge and vaccine hesitancy.


17 October, 2021

Victorian lockdown to end 21 October: updated Burnet modelling

Updated Burnet mathematical modelling and accelerated vaccination levels a key driver guiding changes to Victoria’s roadmap.


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27 October, 2021

Burnet Kirby Report Launch: Australia’s progress towards hepatitis C elimination

Join us for the launch of the third annual Australia’s progress towards hepatitis C elimination report, jointly published by the Burnet and Kirby Institutes.


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.


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