Our role protecting Aussies from the scary stuff
Part of the Biosecurity Series By Gary Fitt, Director of CSIRO’s Biosecurity Flagship When our biosecurity scientists introduce themselves to people […]
H1N1, H5N1, H7N9? What on earth does it all mean
By Jennifer McKimm-Breschkin, Chief Research Scientist, Virology Project. Facts about flu – Ever wondered what flu classifications mean? Read on. The […]
Bird flu in China – should we be afraid?
A new strain of avian influenza emerged in China recently, where it ‘spilled over’ into the human population, causing 37 […]
Octopus, spaceship, or virus?
By Jayden Malseed They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but we’re hoping these brightly coloured images can tell […]
First Hendra, now bat lyssavirus, so what are zoonotic diseases?
By Linfa Wang, Science Leader in Virology and Gary Crameri, Virologist, Australian Animal Health Lab The last 30 years have seen […]
The man in the suit
By Jayden Malseed When most people picture a suit, they probably think of a smartly dressed person in a business […]
Vaccine arrives to boost the frontline fight against Hendra virus
Australian horse owners and the equine industry receive an important boost in their fight against the deadly Hendra virus today, […]
Scientists meet on biosecurity disease threats
World-renowned scientists are meeting today at the Emerging Infectious Diseases Symposium (EIDS2012), in Geelong, Victoria, to help improve our ability […]
Mozzie protein alert to invading viruses
CSIRO scientists have discovered how mosquitoes develop viral immunity, potentially leading to improved vaccines, and other control measures, for mosquito-borne […]