Science explainer: Why get a COVID-19 vaccine?
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.
New ‘warm vaccine’ is effective against all key coronavirus variants
Our researchers contributed to the pre-clinical evaluation of a new ‘warm’ COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Mynvax.
Identifying existing therapies for COVID-19 treatment
Our scientists are developing a novel screening platform to identify treatments for COVID-19.
COVID-19 Expert FAQ: Dr Rob Grenfell
Wouldn’t it be handy if you could carry around a COVID-19 expert in your pocket? Like Siri or Alexa – […]
COVID-19 explainer: What does a positive wastewater test result mean?
We're getting flush at tracking the COVID-19 signal in our sewers. But what does a positive wastewater test result mean?
Australia’s ‘next normal’ – one year of living through a pandemic
We have just marked one year since the first reported case of COVID-19 in Australia. But we do have cause to celebrate. For the first time in history, researchers have developed safe and effective vaccines against a human coronavirus.
Looking back on 2020: our COVID-19 superstars
We're involved in key research in the global response to the pandemic. Three teams just won awards for their involvement. We're calling them our COVID-19 superstars!
Even with a vaccine, it will take time for life to return to normal
Pfizer and BioNTech begin rolling out their vaccine in Britain next week. But will life return back to normal? Dr Rob Grenfell explains.
Expert FAQ: SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces
Researchers from our Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness answer your questions about our study into SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces.
Meet Dr Warish Ahmed, one of our COVID-19 researchers
Meet Dr Warish Ahmed! He's part of the team doing wastewater testing for SARS-CoV-2. He updated us on his research and life in the lab.
COVID-19 causing virus can survive 28 days on surfaces
Our peer-reviewed study reveals new information about the virus and how it behaves on different surfaces.