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Five things science learned about COVID-19 last week.

Strategies for limited supplies of vaccines

A paper published in the journal Vaccine outlines potential scenarios for vaccination in the event of a large Australian outbreak.

Using computer models, researchers from the University of New South Wales’ Kirby Institute simulated a series of outbreaks in NSW. They found that if 66% of the population had a 70% effective vaccine, the state would be able to achieve herd immunity. But, as we’re well aware, there aren’t enough vaccines to go around just yet. READ MORE