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Study of ‘vaccine patches’ to be undertaken

University of Sydney researchers have been awarded $1.12 million in funding to undertake clinical studies into needle-free vaccine delivery for ‘at-risk groups’.

Dissolvable microneedle patches are predicted to be the wave of the future, and the same products are being used overseas to examine successful adoption of barcoded ‘vaccine tattoos’.


Defence to strengthen Australia’s high-frequency radar network

Defence is teaming with BAE Systems Australia and the University of Adelaide to boost interest in the study of high-frequency radar technology.

The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will include establishing a Centre for High Frequency Technologies, strengthening Australia’s world-leading systems capability.


CommonPass: Digital health passports have arrived

TRAVEL TRACKING IS HERE It has been over six months since Australia instituted a historic travel ban that prevents most people from leaving the country. For many, that means six months of personal upheaval and separation from loved ones; for others, the frustration of unfulfilled wanderlust. While Australia’s outgoing travel restrictions are among the most

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Bill Gates calls vaccine conspiracy theories “wild” and ‘unexpected’

Microsoft co-founder and former CEO Bill Gates says “wild stories” about vaccine conspiracies raise concerns about people’s willingness to take one when it finally becomes available to the public. Gates said he was still surprised to find himself, as well as Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease ‘expert’, linked to conspiracies about attempts

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