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Social media vital for pregnant women during pandemic

Information on trusted social media important for pregnant women Antenatal care information accessed through official social media accounts can help support the mental wellbeing of pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic and country lockdowns. Pregnancy is stressful for most women…


World-first tool to improve COVID-19 diagnosis, free & online

Coronavirus platform launched to save lives   Award-winning Sydney start-up DetectED-X has directed its breast cancer diagnosis tool at the coronavirus, drawing on pandemic cases globally with support from healthcare and industry leaders to ramp up COVID-19 detection. The world’s…


COVID-19: the genetic quest to understand the virus

Unlocking the virus’ genetic code will help prevent other diseases Professor Edward Holmes is at the forefront of the scientific race to understand SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. Last week he has contributed to two important papers,…