Kirby Institute

People waiting at a COVID-19 Vaccine Centre

If Australians won’t take the AstraZeneca vaccine, we must donate it to save lives elsewhere, especially while we queue-jump for more Pfizer doses.

Delta variant

The Delta variant is likely to become the most dominant strain globally. What does that mean for current and future variants?

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NSW's successful test and trace strategy controlled the Crossroads Hotel outbreak a year ago without needing a stringent lockdown. But this has not worked as well against Delta.

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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.

Man holding red aids ribbon, HIV/AIDS

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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