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Other relevant research

Burnet Institute and its partners in the Optimise Study are involved in range of studies and initiatives on COVID-19.

Burnet’s innovative and evidence-based public health and laboratory-based COVID-19 research initiatives are contributing to solutions to the global pandemic. Click here to learn more about Burnet Institute’s other COVID-19 research.

Our knowledge and evidence base are rapidly expanding. Visit the Know-C19 Hub for a regularly updated overview of research findings, analysis and early experience from other countries.

The Doherty Institute has teams of researchers, clinicians, and epidemiologists working on minimising the impact of COVID-19, which you can learn about here.

You can read more about our partners’ health, medical and social research contributing to the fight against COVID-19 here:

Monash University
Health Issues Centre
Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health