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30 June 2022

'Long COVID' presents a major health challenge - how can Australia be prepared?

Triple vaccination seems to reduce the chance of long COVID - but we still need to prepare for a jump in cases, write researchers at the University of Sydney.

14 June 2022

How should an Australian 'centre for disease control' prepare us for the next pandemic?

What should an Australian Centre for Disease Control look like? And how can it improve our response to future infectious disease outbreaks?
14 June 2022

Global recognition for infectious diseases research and local support of early- to mid-career researchers

Two early-to-mid-career researchers have secured funding for globally significant vaccine research while the University of Sydney Institute for Infectious Diseases’ (Sydney ID) global leadership in tuberculosis helped to secure a grant from the United States’ National Institutes of Health (NIH), for $US3.1 million.
31 May 2022

How COVID-19 created dramatic changes in a 'winter virus'

A University of Sydney-led study reveals how the pandemic has changed the normal patterns of winter viruses in Australia, with new strains emerging and leaving most others 'extinct'. Researchers are warning of unexpected rebounds in the future.

11 May 2022

Partnership to develop 'variant-proof' COVID-19 vaccine

The University of Sydney is a lead partner in an international consortium awarded up to US$19.3 million by The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations to support the development of a 'variant-proof' SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate.
05 May 2022

New reports inform the future of health in our region

COVID-19 and other emergencies have highlighted the interdependence of health security and health systems; with an opportunity to build back better. Two new reports provide a roadmap for stronger post-pandemic health systems in the Indo-Pacific.