Pandemic Proofing our future: A project developing a test and treatments that would be effective against multiple viral threats could become a cornerstone of the world’s response to future pandemics. University of Queensland virologist Dr Kirsty Short has been awarded $1.37 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC) to use her understanding of the immune response in COVID-19 and influenza to investigate a future Pandemic response. “The reality is the world was not prepared for COVID-19, so our aim is start developing broad spectrum diagnostics and drugs that work against multiple viruses,” Dr Short said. “If we develop these things
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