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January, 2021 (8)

27 January, 2021

Progress towards ending TB at risk

COVID-19 pandemic is reversing global progress towards tuberculosis elimination. First published by ANU’s Development Policy Centre.


25 January, 2021

Insect repellent's surprising role in malaria elimination

Repellents to be included in Myanmar’s malaria policy to prevent new infections, in response to world-first Burnet study. Published in IMPACT.


16 January, 2021

Herd immunity muddies the waters

Professor Brendan Crabb tells The Australian the recent debate about herd immunity and vaccines is a result of Australia’s outstanding success in managing COVID-19.


11 January, 2021

Tracking down outbreaks and causes of fever in PNG

Surveillance and response tool for vector-borne disease now also being used for COVID-19.


09 January, 2021

Australia’s little-recognised vaccine advantage

Professor Heidi Drummer told AFR’s Health Editor Jill Margo, Australia has a ‘window of opportunity’ to get beyond the pandemic.


07 January, 2021

Hang in there, Australia — we’re in great shape but we’re only halfway through the COVID marathon

Professor Brendan Crabb AC and Professor Mike Toole AM write in The Conversation


04 January, 2021

Bring it on: the COVID-19 jab is safe so let's jump-start the Australian rollout

Burnet’s vaccine specialist, Professor Heidi Drummer writes in the SMH and The Age.


04 January, 2021

Mobile immunisation clinics supporting the homeless during COVID-19

Burnet-supported service takes healthcare to Melbourne’s at-risk homeless populations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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