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When will this COVID wave be over? 4 numbers to keep an eye on and why

When will this COVID wave be over? 4 numbers to keep an eye on...

Before Australia’s recent changes to COVID testing, working out when we reached the peak of cases was, in principal, straightforward. We looked at the numbers...
NSW risks a second larger COVID peak by Christmas if it eases restrictions too quickly

NSW risks a second larger COVID peak by Christmas if it eases restrictions too...

New South Wales plans to relax restrictions when vaccination targets of 70% and 80% of those aged 16 years and over are met. The national...
High priority: why we must vaccinate children aged 12 and over now

High priority: why we must vaccinate children aged 12 and over now

People aged 16 and above will soon be able to get a COVID vaccine in Australia, but this begs the question: what about children...
We may need to vaccinate children as young as 5 to reach herd immunity with Delta, our modelling shows

We may need to vaccinate children as young as 5 to reach herd immunity...

Recently released modelling from the Doherty Institute, which the federal government used to back its roadmap out of the pandemic, misses one critical point...

A tougher 4-week lockdown could save Sydney months of stay-at-home orders, our modelling shows

Residents in Sydney, the NSW Central Coast, Blue Mountains, and Wollongong today received confirmation their lockdown would be extended to at least 30 July. But...
Has Australia really avoided 14,000 coronavirus deaths?

Has Australia really avoided 14,000 coronavirus deaths?

Australia’s chief medical officer Brendan Murphy told a senate inquiry earlier this week our COVID-19 public health response had avoided about 14,000 deaths. This is...

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