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COVID-19 Global Diaries: 'I'm trialling a vaccine so the whole world will benefit'

1 month ago   |   By Marie Claire

In Australia Kaya Gardiner, Project Manager of Infectious Diseases, is working tirelessly with her team to help slow the pandemic It was back in late January that we started hearing about coronavirus cases in Wuhan, and to be honest we weren't too worried about it reaching Australia. At the time it seemed very similar to SARS and MERS , which never actually made it here. But then suddenly we heard that cases were spreading around the world and that it was more infectious than we initially imagined - and we had to do something.
Here at Melbourne's Murdoch Children's Research Institute, we...
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COVID-19 Global Diaries: 'I'm a scientist fighting a pandemic of confusion and fear'

COVID-19 Global Diaries: 'I'm a scientist fighting a pandemic of confusion and fear'

1 month ago   |   By Marie Claire

In Malaysia Dr Chai Lay Ching works hard to bring information and science-backed solutions to help the fight against the virus This pandemic has put scientists at the forefront of the response to the outbreak. While not all scientists are directly involved in the testing of coronavirus in the labs, many concerned scientists from different backgrounds and expertise areas are working from home to support the outbreak response.
As the chairperson of the Young Scientists Network I can bring together top researchers, all under the age of 40. And I'm working closely with them and my academy to...
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