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Local study reveals best office ventilation for COVID and the environment

Local study reveals best office ventilation for COVID and the environment

July 27th, 2022 - David Schout

A world-first research project that tested air circulation in an empty CBD office building has revealed that “displacement ventilation air conditioning” can reduce COVID-19 transmission by more than 80 per cent.

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Influenza Vaccination Day 2022

March 23rd, 2022 - Jack Hayes

In April 2011, the Immunisation Coalition (known as the Influenza Specialist Group back then) held its first free Influenza Vaccination Day at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate House, with a large media presence and 16 volunteers to be vaccinated on camera.

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Support from the ground up

March 23rd, 2022 - David Schout

Poor quality footwear, exposure to the elements and substandard living conditions can have a ravaging impact on the feet of those experiencing homelessness, but a CBD street podiatry program seeks to address these concerns, and a recent study has shown its positive impact runs even deeper.

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Overdose fatals spark calls for health-based solution

March 23rd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A CBD-based non-for-profit community health agency that works with vulnerable citizens says there is a lot of work needed to educate the community and “shift perceptions” of people who use drugs.

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“Everyone has COVID”

January 27th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Despite dire warnings about COVID ripping through the CBD and decimating the workforce, brave defenders of the culture are showing how to deal with it.

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