On the 1st July 2020 important changes to the National Immunisation Program (NIP) and recommendations for pneumococcal, meningococcal and Hepatitis A vaccinations will come into effect. NCIRS hosted a webinar about these changes which is now available to view online: NCIRS: Upcoming NIP changes: what you need to know
In episode 5 of our COVID19 Road to a vaccine series, our host, Associate Professor Nigel Crawford speaks to Professor Terry Nolan. Professor Nolan is a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor at the Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. He heads up VIRGO, the vaccine and immunisation research group, a collaboration between Murdoch Children’s Research Institute … Continued
In episode 4 of our podcast series, Associate Professor Nigel Crawford discusses the specific virus characteristics of a SARS-CoV-2 with Professor Kanta Subbarao, Director of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza.
The ABC reports coronavirus may have saved more people than it has killed, with the impact of lockdown resulting in a decline in influenza cases.
In episode 3 of our new podcast series, Associate Professor Nigel Crawford discusses the development of a COVID19 vaccine with Professor Andrew Pollard, head of The Oxford Vaccine Group, who is co-leading The Oxford Vaccine Centre’s COVID-19 vaccine trial.
NCIRS are hosting a webinar on the upcoming NIP changes on June 16th at 1pm (AEST).
Researchers have published a case study investigating whether or not yellow fever vaccine can be safely administered to people with egg-allergy.