As Australia records zero transmission of COVID-19 for the first time in five months, we team up with Professor David Wilkinson –Deputy Vice Chancellor (Engagement) and expert in the research of infectious disease epidemiology – to deliver a three-part video series: COVID-19 Insights.
The series provides insights for the Macquarie community, with David analysing where we have got to in managing the pandemic in Australia, what lies on the horizon with vaccines, and the global impact of COVID-19 as the Northern Hemisphere braces for a second wave in its winter months.
In Part One of the series, COVID-19 Insights – Australia and New South Wales, David delves deep into the data to provide a range of thought-provoking points into transmission risk of COVID-19 and some powerful conclusions for mitigating the spread of the virus.
While the virus continues to dominate the airwaves, David also shares his reflections on the specific impact of COVID-19 on the tertiary sector and the public health systems in place which have helped Australia achieve an enviable position in the management of coronavirus across the globe.
The COVID-19 Insights series provides up-to-date analysis on the pandemic which is a viewing necessity for staff and students alike.
Part 1 – Australia and NSW
Part 2 – Global Trends
Part 3 – Testing, vaccines and immunity