13 August 2014
Researchers have found that in just four years the HPV vaccine has resulted in a dramatic drop in genital warts in young Australians of all backgrounds, a result that could herald good news for cervical cancer rates.
23 April 2014
There are calls for the frail and elderly not be be overlooked for vaccines against pneumonia this winter, with UNSW research challenging conventional wisdom on immunisation effectiveness in older patients.
17 March 2014
The success of Australia’s multi-million dollar vaccination programs is compromised, with pockets of the population remaining at risk, according to a new report.
21 March 2012
Australia’s prolonged whooping cough epidemic has entered a disturbing new phase, with a study showing the emergence of a new strain capable of evading the vaccine.
01 December 2010
World AIDS Day holds a special significance this year, with 2010 witnessing the most dramatic breakthroughs in HIV prevention since the first days of the global pandemic, writes UNSW Professor John Kaldor.
14 November 2008
Including quality-of-life impacts in assessments of national vaccination programs would lead to many benefits, including improved productivity and less sick leave for parents, according to an editorial co-authored by a UNSW researcher, that has appeared the Lancet Infectious Diseases.
30 April 2008
Social factors, including economic pressures caused by climate change, could lead to an increase in HIV infection rates world-wide, a leading researcher from the UNSW has warned.
13 February 2007
UNSW scientists are raising concerns over the unpredictable nature of a contraceptive vaccine that aims to control populations of wild animals, such as rabbits and foxes.