COVID-19: Where to next?

Q & A panelists 20Apr2020

Professor Jodie McVernon (pictured far right), Professor and Director of Doherty Epidemiology, Honorary Professor and Head of Modelling and Simulation Unit in the Centre for Epidemiology  and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

Published on ABC - Q and A 20 April 2020

Professor Jodie McVernon is appearing on ABC Q and A, 20th April 2020.

Australia now faces some serious questions about the next phase of our battle to contain coronavirus.

Recent data is encouraging – it seems physical distancing is working, and we’ve avoided the catastrophic start to the epidemic other countries have endured.

With the curve now flattening, we face three scenarios. Read more and watch the episode...

Panel members:
Neville Power, Executive Chairman, National COVID-19 Coordination Commission
Sally McManus, Secretary, ACTU
Simon Longstaff, Executive Director, The Ethics Centre
Gigi Foster, Economist, UNSW
Jodie McVernon, Epidemiologist, Doherty Institute

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Professor Jodie McVernon