Prior to COVID-19, you might not have anticipated that a virus could have such a profound global impact in the 21st century.
To discuss the impact of COVID-19, what researchers can learn from it, and what the future might hold, David talks to Professors Archie Clements and Christopher Reid, both from Curtin’s Faculty of Health Sciences.
- Why has it taken so long for a virus to impact the world like this? [0.44]
- Chris, you're involved in a study that's investigating the potential long-term impacts of COVID-19. What are you hoping to reveal? [3.30]
- How is Australia performing in terms of its response? [5.52]
- Why is it so difficult to create a vaccine for COVID-19? [10.51]
- Why are the origins of COVID-19 unclear? [14.12]
- What will be the lasting impacts? [18.51]
- COVID-19 Health Alert (Australian Government Department of Health)
- What you need to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) (Australian Government Department of Health)
- Novel coronavirus-2019 (World Health Organisation)
- Health sciences research at Curtin University
- Professor Archie Clements staff profile
- Professor Christopher Reid staff profile
- The man behind the mic: David Blayney
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