Tag: trials

Bill Gates ramps up Australian vaccine efforts

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated $10 million to support a Murdoch Children’s Research Institute trial which is testing a COVID-19 vaccine on healthcare workers.

The announcement adds to a growing portfolio of vaccine interests held by Bill Gates in Australia, and follows new details of discussions between Morrison and the billionaire.

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5G rollout set for 2020 in Australia

Australia is gearing up for the imminent arrival of 5G technology, with telecommunications companies beginning to trial and introduce new systems ahead of a planned 2020 rollout.

Developed as part of an international digital transformation, 5G represents a significant leap from the capabilities of previous generations of wireless communications, introducing a range of technological possibilities that have many experts warning of potential health risks.

In the following, we explore the pending arrival of 5G technologies in Australia.