The year 2020 was a very important year for all the wrong reasons! School lessons moved back home, holidays got called off, workers stopped going to the office, people stopped travelling, and lots of people around the world got COVID-19. Why did all of that happen? How did the illness spread, why was it so important for us to stay at home, and how can each one of us make a huge difference to stop the spread of disease?
Find out at Pandemic – The Race for a Cure, and learn why washing your hands and wearing a mask are the best defense you have against microscopic viruses. Best of all, you get to hear from the very scientists fighting the war against COVID-19.
Pandemic – The Race for a Cure presented with QPAC.
Dr Larisa Labzin is a viral immunologist who is dedicated to unravelling the mystery of how our immune system detects and responds to acute viral infections. This is key to...View Profile
Paul Young is Professor of Virology and Head of the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences at The University of Queensland. He gained his PhD from the London School of...View Profile
Tegan Taylor is co-host of the ABC’s multi-award-winning Coronacast and a health and science journalist in the ABC Science Unit, where she reports on topics from health fads to moonquakes...View Profile
Dr. Kirsty Short is a virologist at the University of Queensland who specialises in emerging respiratory viruses. She has extensive experience in emerging viral pathogens and pandemic preparedness. Recently she...View Profile
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