Ms Mohana Kunasekaran

Ms Mohana Kunasekaran

Research Associate
Medicine & Health
The Kirby Institute
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Quigley AL; Kunasekaran M; Stone H; Honeyman D; Notaras A; Lim S; MacIntyre CR, 2024, 'The impact of the cruise ship coral princess on COVID-19 transmission in regional Western Australia in 2022.', J Travel Med, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taae044
    Journal articles | 2023
    Chen R; Kezhekkekara SG; Kunasekaran MP; MacIntyre CR, 2023, 'Universal masking during COVID-19 outbreaks in aged care settings: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Ageing Research Reviews, 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2023.102138
    Journal articles | 2023
    Chen X; Kunasekaran MP; Hutchinson D; Stone H; Zhang T; Aagerup J; Moa A; MacIntyre CR, 2023, 'Enhanced EPIRISK tool for rapid epidemic risk analysis', Public Health, 224, pp. 159 - 168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2023.08.032
    Journal articles | 2023
    Hutchinson D; Kunasekaran M; Quigley A; Moa A; MacIntyre CR, 2023, 'Could it be monkeypox? Use of an AI-based epidemic early warning system to monitor rash and fever illness', Public Health, 220, pp. 142 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2023.05.010
    Journal articles | 2023
    Hutchinson D; Kunasekaran M; Stone H; Chen X; Quigley A; Moa A; Macintyre CR, 2023, 'Healthcare Workers' SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Four Hospital Outbreaks during Delta Variant Prevalence in Sydney, Australia', Nursing Research and Practice, 2023, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2023/1806909
    Journal articles | 2023
    MacIntyre CR; Chen X; Kunasekaran M; Quigley A; Lim S; Stone H; Paik HY; Yao L; Heslop D; Wei W; Sarmiento I; Gurdasani D, 2023, 'Artificial intelligence in public health: the potential of epidemic early warning systems', Journal of International Medical Research, 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/03000605231159335
    Journal articles | 2023
    Moa A; Kunasekaran M; Akhtar Z; Costantino V; MacIntyre CR, 2023, 'Systematic review of influenza vaccine effectiveness against laboratory-confirmed influenza among older adults living in aged care facilities', Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2023.2271304
    Journal articles | 2023
    Raphael M; Kelly-Hanku A; Heslop D; Hutchinson D; Kunasekaran M; Quigley A; Macintyre R, 2023, 'Early pandemic use of face masks in Papua New Guinea under a mask mandate', Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.5365/wpsar.2023.14.1.998
    Journal articles | 2023
    Stone H; Heslop D; Lim S; Sarmiento I; Kunasekaran M; Raina MacIntyre C, 2023, 'Open-Source Intelligence for Detection of Radiological Events and Syndromes Following the Invasion of Ukraine in 2022: Observational Study', JMIR Infodemiology, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/39895
    Journal articles | 2022
    Honeyman D; Buisson E; Hutchinson D; Kunasekaran M; Aagerup J; Chen X; Moa A; Hyde Z, 2022, 'SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant: a systematic review of transmissibility and severity in children', Global Biosecurity, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.169
    Journal articles | 2022
    Hutchinson D; Kunasekaran M; Chen X; Moa A, 2022, 'Japanese Encephalitis Outbreak in South-Eastern Australia, 2022', Global Biosecurity, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.159
    Journal articles | 2022
    Hutchinson D; Kunasekaran M, 2022, 'Emergence of novel orthopox virus in Alaska, USA', Global Biosecurity, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.143
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kalyar F; Chen X; Kunasekaran M; Moa A; Chughtai A; MacIntyre CR, 2022, 'An unprecedented global resurgence of monkeypox', Global Biosecurity, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.170
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kenrick Gardiner ER; Notaras A; Kunasekaran MP; Quigley A, 2022, 'Legionnaires’ disease: A critical report of the pneumonia of unknown origin outbreak in Argentina', Global Biosecurity, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.180
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kunasekaran M; Hutchinson D; Stone H; Chen X, 2022, 'Unknown skin disease among Senegalese fishermen', Global Biosecurity, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.153
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kunasekaran M; Moa A; Hooshmand E; Trent M; Poulos CJ; Chughtai AA; Heslop DJ; Raina MacIntyre C, 2022, 'Effectiveness estimates for enhanced trivalent influenza vaccines in an aged care summer outbreak', Vaccine, 40, pp. 7170 - 7175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2022.06.018
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kunasekaran M; Poulos CJ; Chughtai AA; Heslop DJ; MacIntyre CR, 2022, 'Factors associated with repeated influenza vaccine uptake among aged care staff in an Australian sample from 2017 to 2019', Vaccine, 40, pp. 7238 - 7246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2022.08.015
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kunasekaran M; Quigley A; Rahman B; Chughtai AA; Heslop DJ; Poulos CJ; Macintyre CR, 2022, 'Factors Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Attack Rates in Aged Care-A Meta-Analysis', Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 9, pp. ofac033-, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofac033
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kunasekaran MP; Chughtai AA; Heslop DJ; Poulos CJ; MacIntyre CR, 2022, 'Influenza cases in nine aged care facilities in Sydney, Australia over a three-year surveillance period, 2018—2020', Vaccine, 40, pp. 4253 - 4261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2022.04.048
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kunasekaran MP; Mongha A; Chughtai AA; Poulos CJ; Heslop DJ; MacIntyre CR, 2022, 'Policy Analysis for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Aged Care', Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 23, pp. 1741.e1 - 1741.e18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2022.06.002
    Journal articles | 2022
    Lai YA; Chen X; Kunasekaran M; Rahman B; MacIntyre CR, 2022, 'Global epidemiology of vaccine-derived poliovirus 2016–2021: A descriptive analysis and retrospective case-control study', eClinicalMedicine, 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2022.101508
    Journal articles | 2022
    Quigley A; Kunasekaran M; Hutchinson D; Gardiner E; Kannan A; Abraham. S, 2022, 'Tomato Flu/Fever-An analysis of the Hand Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak reported in India.', Global Biosecurity, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.177
    Journal articles | 2021
    Chughtai AA; Seale H; Rawlinson WD; Kunasekaran M; Raina Macintyre C, 2021, 'Selection and use of respiratory protection by healthcare workers to protect from infectious diseases in hospital settings', Annals of Work Exposures and Health, 64, pp. 368 - 377, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ANNWEH/WXAA020
    Journal articles | 2021
    Costantino V; Kunasekaran M; MacIntyre CR, 2021, 'Modelling of optimal vaccination strategies in response to a bioterrorism associated smallpox outbreak', Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, 17, pp. 738 - 746, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2020.1800324
    Journal articles | 2021
    Hooshmand E; Moa A; Trent M; Kunasekaran M; Poulos CJ; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2021, 'Epidemiology of 2017 influenza outbreaks in nine Australian Aged care facilities', Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, 15, pp. 278 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12811
    Journal articles | 2021
    Kunasekaran M; Hutchinson D; Stone H; Chen X; Moa A, 2021, 'Is the Delta Plus Variant (B.1.617.2/AY1) more serious than the Delta Variant?', Global Biosecurity, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.139
    Journal articles | 2021
    Lesmanawati DAS; Adam DC; Hooshmand E; Moa A; Kunasekaran MP; MacIntyre CR, 2021, 'The global epidemiology of Hepatitis A outbreaks 2016-2018 and the utility of EpiWATCH as a rapid epidemic intelligence service', Global Biosecurity, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.100
    Journal articles | 2021
    Lina SMM; Kunasekaran MP; Moa A, 2021, 'Brucellosis Outbreak in China, 2019', Global Biosecurity, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.108
    Journal articles | 2021
    Stone H; Lim S; Kunasekaran M; Nunes-Vaz R, 2021, 'Greater Sydney SARS-CoV-2 Observations from the 16th of June to the 13th of July', Global Biosecurity, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.125
    Journal articles | 2021
    Stone H; Lim S; Kunasekaran M, 2021, 'Greater Sydney SARS-CoV-2 Observations from the 16th of June to the 13th of July', Global Biosecurity, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.125/
    Journal articles | 2020
    Chughtai AA; Tan TC; Hitchen EM; Kunasekaran M; MacIntyre CR, 2020, 'Association of influenza infection and vaccination with cardiac biomarkers and left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with acute myocardial infarction', IJC Heart and Vasculature, 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcha.2020.100648
    Journal articles | 2020
    Costantino V; Trent MJ; Sullivan JS; Kunasekaran MP; Gray R; MacIntyre R, 2020, 'Serological immunity to smallpox in New South Wales, Australia', Viruses, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v12050554
    Journal articles | 2020
    Lai E; Tan HY; Kunasekaran M; Chughtai AA; Trent M; Poulos C; MacIntyre CR, 2020, 'Influenza vaccine coverage and predictors of vaccination among aged care workers in Sydney Australia', Vaccine, 38, pp. 1968 - 1974, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.01.004
    Journal articles | 2020
    MacIntyre CR; Chen X; Kunasekaran M; Kannan A; Nayak V; Bayaraa K; Sitnikova E; Nguyen PY; German T, 2020, 'Tailored intelligence to detect unusual epidemic activity following the explosion at Vector, Russia', Global Biosecurity, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.85
    Journal articles | 2020
    MacIntyre R; Chugtai AA; Kunasekaran MP; Bhattacharjee S; Engells TE, 2020, 'Risk mitigation of inadvertent exposure to biothreats to front line law enforcement', Global Biosecurity, 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.59
    Journal articles | 2020
    Nguyen PY; Chen XJ; Kunasekaran M, 2020, 'Rise in pneumonia cases of unknown aetiology in Kazakhstan in June 2020: A rapid analysis', Global Biosecurity, 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.81
    Journal articles | 2019
    Kunasekaran M; Chen X; Costantino V; Chughtai A; MacIntyre R, 2019, 'Evidence for Residual Immunity to Smallpox After Vaccination', Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 34, pp. s129 - s129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1049023x19002802
    Journal articles | 2019
    Kunasekaran M; Trent M; Lai E; Tan H; Chughtai A; Poulos C; MacIntyre R, 2019, 'Influenza Vaccine Uptake and Associated Factors in Aged Care Facilities', Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 34, pp. s140 - s140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1049023x19003108
    Journal articles | 2019
    Kunasekaran MP; Chen X; Costantino V; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2019, 'Evidence for residual immunity to smallpox after vaccination and implications for re-emergence', Military Medicine, 184, pp. e668 - e679, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usz181
    Journal articles | 2019
    MacIntyre CR; Costantino V; Kunasekaran MP, 2019, 'Health system capacity in Sydney, Australia in the event of a biological attack with smallpox', PLoS ONE, 14, pp. e0217704, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217704
    Journal articles | 2019
    MacIntyre R; Valentina C; Biswajit M; Devina N; Mohana Priya K; David H; Costantino V; Heslop D; Kunasekaran M, 2019, 'Epidemic size, duration and vaccine stockpiling following a large-scale attack with smallpox', Global Biosecurity, 1, pp. 74 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.13
    Journal articles | 2019
    Tan HY; Lai E; Kunasekaran M; Chughtai AA; Trent M; Poulos CJ; MacIntyre CR, 2019, 'Prevalence and predictors of influenza vaccination among residents of long-term care facilities', Vaccine, 37, pp. 6329 - 6335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.09.021
    Journal articles | 2019
    2019, 'Report of Monkeypox cases in 2018 in the United Kingdom', , http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.22
    Journal articles | 2019
    2019, 'Themes and correlations of participant experience and evaluation of an interactive bioterrorism release exercise – a mixed methods study', , http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.20
    Journal articles | 2018
    Adam DC; Bui CM; Heywood AE; Kunasekaran M; Sheikh M; Narasimhan P; MacIntyre CR, 2018, 'Adherence to anti-vectorial prevention measures among travellers with chikungunya and malaria returning to Australia: Comparative epidemiology', BMC Research Notes, 11, pp. 590, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3695-9
    Journal articles | 2018
    Costantino V; Kunasekaran MP; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2018, 'How Valid Are Assumptions about Re-emerging Smallpox? A Systematic Review of Parameters Used in Smallpox Mathematical Models', Military Medicine, 183, pp. e200 - e207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usx092
    Journal articles | 2018
    Hii A; Chughtai AA; Housen T; Saketa S; Kunasekaran MP; Sulaiman F; Yanti NS; MacIntyre CR, 2018, 'Epidemic intelligence needs of stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region', Western Pacific surveillance and response journal : WPSAR, 9, pp. 28 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.5365/wpsar.2018.9.2.009
    Journal articles | 2018
    MacIntyre CR; Costantino V; Chen X; Segelov E; Chughtai AA; Kelleher A; Kunasekaran M; Lane JM, 2018, 'Influence of population immunosuppression and past vaccination on smallpox reemergence', Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24, pp. 646 - 653, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2404.171233
  • Preprints | 2023
    Berry M; Khan S; Schlub T; Notaras A; Kunasekaran M; Grulich A; MacIntyre R; Davenport M; Khoury D, 2023, Predicting vaccine effectiveness in Mpox, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2023.11.23.23298850
    Preprints | 2022
    Stone H; Heslop D; Lim S; Sarmiento I; Kunasekaran M; MacIntyre CR, 2022, Open-Source Intelligence for Detection of Radiological Events and Syndromes Following the Invasion of Ukraine in 2022: Observational Study (Preprint), , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.39895
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Hii A; Chughtai AA; Housen T; Saketa S; Kunasekaran MP; Sulaiman F; Yanti NS; Macintyre CR, 2019, 'Epidemic intelligence needs of stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific Region, 2017', in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, ELSEVIER SCI LTD, Vol. 79, pp. 113 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.11.280
    Conference Papers | 2018
    MacIntyre CR; Kpozehouen E; Kunasekaran M; Harriman K; Conaty S; Rosewell A; Druce J; Martin N; Heywood AE; Gidding HF; Wood J; Nicholl S, 2018, 'Measles control in Australia – threats, opportunities and future needs', in Vaccine, pp. 4393 - 4398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.06.022
    Conference Presentations | 2010
    Kunasekaran M, 2010, 'Introduction to modelling of infectious diseases', presented at 2nd International workshop on "Mathematical modelling of infectious diseases", Chennai, India, 05 December 2010 - 10 December 2010