vaccines

No turning back

It has been described as a once-in-a-century pandemic, but COVID-19 will cause a permanent shift in the way the world operates at the social, political and economic level.

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A new UNSW Sydney study shows antibiotics and vaccines may be less effective against whooping cough as a new strain appears in China.

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The bacterium that causes whooping cough has evolved – most likely in response to the vaccine used to prevent the disease – with a possible reduced effectiveness of the vaccine as a result, a new study shows.

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Torture’s effects on the brain is one of 20 UNSW research projects to attract $20.9 million in federal grants and industry contributions - the best result in the country - in the latest funding round.