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Ask an expert: new COVID-19 Omicron subvariants
Jul 18, 2022
Two new subvariants of the Omicron strain, the virus that causes COVID-19, are spreading rapidly. What do we know about them and how are we preparing? Our immunologist, Dr Daniel Layton, answers some common questions.
Ask an expert: COVID-19 and the flu
Jun 16, 2022
There has been a rise in influenza cases in Australia this year. CSIRO immunologist, Dr Daniel Layton, answers common questions on COVID-19 and influenza in Australia this winter.
COVID-19 transforms international travel preparation
Apr 1, 2022
With international borders now open, many of us are eager to head overseas. But travel is now very different from pre-COVID, for both travellers and airlines.
No time to ‘waste’ in guarding against emerging COVID-19 variants
Oct 22, 2021
International borders are starting to reopen. Our researchers have proven that testing aircraft wastewater is another line of defence in managing and containing COVID-19.
Science explainer: Are COVID-19 vaccines effective against the Delta variant?
Aug 17, 2021
It's understandable some people are feeling uncertain about getting a COVID-19 vaccine when available. We’re answering some common questions about the Delta variant and vaccine effectiveness.
Finding COVID-19 infections earlier using our new biomarker technology
Jul 30, 2021
Our scientists have developed a way to detect COVID-19 earlier in the infection cycle using your body's biomarkers and machine learning.
Science explainer: Why get a COVID-19 vaccine?
Jul 29, 2021
With a rapidly changing public health situation and advice updated regularly, it's understandable some people are feeling uncertain about getting a COVID-19 vaccine when available. So we've answered the most common questions.
COVID-19 explainer: What does a positive wastewater test result mean?
Feb 22, 2021
We're getting flush at tracking the COVID-19 signal in our sewers. But what does a positive wastewater test result mean?