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COVID booster

Five things science learned about COVID-19 last week. Strategies for limited supplies of vaccines A paper published in the journal Vaccine outlines potential scenarios for vaccination in the event… more
Vaccine vial and needle

Life matters podcast: Right now, in Australia, vaccine alone can't save us, says new study

Guest: Professor Raina MacIntyre, Head of the Biosecurity Research Program at the Kirby Institute at UNSW Medicine and author of a new paper published in the journal Vaccine on a hypothetical COVID… more
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Don’t criminalise Australians in India: bring them home to safety

There is no logical explanation for selectively imprisoning Indian Australians. There is a human rights issue here, that citizens should be enabled to come home safely and that we should not have… more
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Daunting 2023 prediction for Australia's closed border

Experts continue to warn of the dangers of Australia's current hotel quarantine system, with one believing the program could still be in use in 2023. With the virus mutations wreaking havoc in other… more
Raina Macintyre

Announcing the winners of the 2021 Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards

With 34 finalists across nine different categories, the awards evening aimed to celebrate and elevate the leadership we need for the critical decade ahead. Professor Raina MacIntyre is one of… more
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Fears over 24 COVID cases in 24 hours

UNSW's head of biosecurity research, Professor Raina MacIntyre, told that more needs to be done to stop ongoing leakages from hotels, adding there is more at stake now more mutant strains… more

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To reduce the immunisation gap between adults and children through research, teaching and advocacy, with a special focus on the elderly, high risk and vulnerable populations.

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