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COVID testing infrastructure wind back leaves Australia exposed: Raina MacIntyre

Australia is ill-equipped to detect serious new variants of COVID-19 because it has dismantled its testing infrastructure for the virus, a leading epidemiologist has said.READ MORE

EpiWatch, the AI-driven early warning system for epidemics

The event that inspired the development of EpiWatch, an AI-driven early warning detection system for epidemics, was the West African ebola outbreak of 2014, according to UNSW professor of global… more
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EPIWATCH is a finalist. Your vote is much appreciated!

EPIWATCH has been named as a finalist in the 2022 InnovationAus Awards for Excellence People's Choice Award in the Health Innovations category. The winner is selected by popular vote. Your vote is… more
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Epidemiologist Raina MacIntyre among brilliant Australian scientists awarded…

Public health expert Raina MacIntyre took out one of the top individual gongs for her role in the international COVID-19 response, while farming pioneers and cancer researchers were among 13 others… more
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COVID crisis: Professor Raina MacIntyre says Australians need to accept virus…

Australians must change the way they live and accept the threat from COVID-19 and other viral infections will persist, a leading epidemiologist says. Professor Raina MacIntyre, who leads the… more
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UNSW researchers named as 2022 Eureka Prize finalists

Prof. MacIntyre is Head of the Biosecurity Program at the Kirby Institute at UNSW. She is a world-leading researcher on respiratory protective devices, pandemics, smallpox, and emerging infectious… more