A community-based response to COVID-19 for trialling in Melbourne: Burnet Institute

2020-09-04T14:06:22+10:00 August 20th, 2020|

Testing and contact tracing are here to stay – regardless of whether we can access a vaccine. The Burnet Institute, in collaboration with Melbourne based community health centres and local councils have designed a model that is sustainable, affordable, decentralised and which could reduce community transmission by 80%.

Read the paper here. 

On 27th August, the Global Health Alliance hosted a National COVID19 Sector Briefing, attended by over 160 people that discussed the pros and cons of the decentralised model. If you missed the event, you can access the recording below: