COVID-19 research ramps up and a warning from The Victorian Adult Burns Service at The Alfred to be careful in the kitchen during lockdown – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.
Take care in the kitchen
The Alfred has admitted multiple patients with severe cooking-related burns since the state’s stage 3 lockdown came into effect, and specialists are urging people at home to take greater care or risk life-long injuries.
Stay home and stay well
We’re urging our community to stay home as much as possible to help limit the spread of COVID-19. By staying at home and limiting your contact with other people, you can all help to reduce the spread of the virus, and reduce its impact on the healthcare system.
The Alfred: COVID-19 cases (updated)
Two COVID-19 positive patients from The Alfred’s haematology and oncology ward remain in a stable condition, while 10 staff have the virus and are recovering at home. A third patient who had tested positive for COVID-19 has now died.
Monash University – Central Clinical School
A test for COVID-19 risk, infectivity and immunity
Monash scientists are developing a rapid test to determine who: has immunity to coronavirus; remains infectious; is at risk of developing severe COVID-19.
Monash University – School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
COVID-19 Work and Health Study
Monash University has launched a major national study of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the physical and mental health of Australians who have lost work or lost their jobs.
Public health research focuses on COVID-19
Public health applies a different lens to health than clinical healthcare. Rather than focussing on individual patients, public health research and programs deal with health questions in terms of groups, often at a community, country or global level.
Global COVID-19 pandemic: latest
The Australian Government, like others around the world, is rolling out major public health strategies aimed at reducing the spread of the coronavirus.
Burnet appointments to COVID-19 Taskforce
Burnet researchers appointed to a new taskforce to develop evidence-based guidance for clinicians on COVID-19.