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Going Viral: Episode 144

Going Viral: Episode 144

Description

The AZ & UQ vaccines, there are other COVID-19 vaccines being developed in Australia

 

In this episode:

 

– The current data for the AZ vaccine shows efficacy of 62% – insufficient for herd immunity, so new trials are essential
– If full TGA approval is required for the Australian COVID-19 vaccines then availability by March 2021 seems unrealistic
– Although the UQ vaccine failed, there are other Australian vaccines under development despite lack of government support

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP

 

Guest: Prof Nikolai Petrovsky, Director of Endocrinology, Flinders Medical Centre; Professor of Medicine at Flinders University; Vice-President and Secretary-General of the International Immunomics Society; Founder of ‘Vaxine’

 

Total time: 28 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

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