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Researchers have revealed the final results of the first study that measured the impact of PrEP on reducing HIV in a large population.

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A major study led by UNSW medical researchers and NSW Health has tracked the recovery of nearly 3000 COVID-19 cases in NSW.

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People who contract COVID, and their contacts, have successfully self-isolated at home since the pandemic began.

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We don’t know enough about biological processes in people who are ageing with HIV - a new study sheds light on the matter.

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What goes on in the life of an immunologist during a pandemic? Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney and the Kirby Institute's Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program takes us through a day in the life of an immunologist. Images: Richard Freeman

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Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney and the Kirby Institute's Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program explains how variants emerge, how they are detected and what we know about the B.1617 variant.

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Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney’s Kirby Institute leads a team that has developed genetically “supercharged” cells to quickly understand

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In this video, watch how the SARS-CoV-2 virus takes over cells by ‘melting’ them into each other.

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In the end, the best protection is mass vaccination and ensuring as many people as possible are fully vaccinated as quickly as possible.

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