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Are we ready for pandemics and antibiotic resistance?

Some researchers argue that the world is overdue for an influenza pandemic. In that event Australian lives would depend on a robust response from health authorities to any deadly new virus.Read more
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New, Global Biosecurity journal launched today

The research, led by Professor Raina MacIntyre at the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney, explores a bioterrorism exercise called ‘Exercise Mataika’, which used the hypothetical scenario of a smallpox… more
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Global Measles Outbreak

"We are seeing some very large outbreaks of measles at the moment especially in places like the Philippines, Ukraine, Romania and Africa," Professor Raina MacIntyre, a biosecurity expert at the… more
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Are we prepared for bioterrorism?

(SYDNEY, Tuesday 21 August 2018) Preparedness could be the difference between a contained local outbreak and a global pandemic if there was a smallpox attack in the Pacific today, a bioterrorism… more
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Simulated smallpox pandemic

Experts determined during a recently completed hypothetical bioterrorism scenario, which imagines a smallpox outbreak originating in Fiji, that ample preparedness and response capabilities dictate… more
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Ask The Doctor, Episode 10 Cold and Flu

Episode 10 Cold and Flu In this episode, we're helping you to fight off colds & flu. Dr Sandro reveals which home remedies work & which ones don't. Dr Shalin finds out what the difference is… more

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