Australian scientists hope to mass-produce COVID-19 vaccines by end of 2021 | ABC News

Today, researchers in Queensland signed a major partnership with a pharmaceutical giant; but it’s too soon to say whether the vaccine will work.

ABC Medical Reporter Sophie Scott has the story.

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Coronavirus vaccine research takes step forward as UQ, CSL, CEPI sign deal for human trials and production – https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-05/coronavirus-covid-19-vaccine-csl-uq-cepi/12324596

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Angela Rayner: ‘I’m grateful that I’m here today’
  • 36,000 COVID passes canceled in France, medics suspected of involvement
  • Eurozone, refugee and Covid crises: Angela Merkel’s 16 years in power
  • Concha blasts ‘The View’ hosts being pulled from set due to positive COVID tests
  • Trump Wants Mitch McConnell Out, $123k James Bond Car for Kids: This Week’s News | The Tonight Show
  • In This Story: Queensland

    Queensland (QLD) is an Australian state covering the continent’s northeast, with a coastline stretching nearly 7,000km. Its offshore Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, hosts thousands of marine species. The city of Cairns is a gateway to the reef and tropical Daintree Rainforest. The capital, Brisbane, is flanked by the surfing beaches of the Gold and Sunshine Coasts.

    5 Recent Items: Queensland

  • Queensland tourism receives fresh funding boost to kickstart travel | 7NEWS
  • COVID border confusion continues as Queensland records one new local case | 7NEWS
  • Possibility Queensland won’t reopen for Christmas | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia
  • Queensland’s most unique festival draws huge crowds | 7NEWS
  • Queensland launches into giant events weekend as one new local COVID case recorded | 7NEWS
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