Around the Precinct: 19 March 2020

This week, get the latest COVID-19 updates from our members. The Alfred Research Alliance and our member organisations recommend consulting the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services website for the most up-to-date advice as the situation continues to unfold.


What you need to know about COVID-19 and its impact on those with chronic disease.

Alfred Health

COVID-19: What you need to know
Alfred Health has extensive processes in place to safely assess and manage any patients with viral infections, including novel coronavirus (COVID-19). COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in people and has respiratory symptoms like a sore throat, runny nose, cough or shortness of breath.
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Monash University

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)
Monash University is closely monitoring developments surrounding COVID-19 and is committed to keeping the Monash community informed as the situation continues to evolve.
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Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and chronic disease
Global research suggests that older people and people with chronic health conditions, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes, are at higher risk of dying from coronavirus than the rest of the population.
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Burnet Institute

Global COVID-19 crisis declared a pandemic (UPDATED)
The WHO declares a pandemic as the Australian Government, like others around the world, enacts plans aimed at reducing the spread of the coronavirus.
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Deakin University

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Deakin is continuing to review and monitor the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation as it unfolds. We will update the information relevant to you below as updates are made available.
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La Trobe University

COVID-19 response update
The situation with COVID-19 continues to change at a rapid pace. It is posing unprecedented challenges for the health and wellbeing of our communities and for the continuing operations of the University.
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Nucleus Network

Statement on Coronavirus/COVID-19
Nucleus Network and its Australian and US clinics continue to monitor and respond to the evolving challenge of the global COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak.
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360biolabs to join R&D efforts to combat coronavirus
360biolabs today announced it is excited to offer assays to support COVID-19 vaccine development and enable laboratory testing of new antivirals and biologics.
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