COVID-19 Advice for the JCU Community - Last updated: 19 January 2022, 12pm (AEST)


Kids need the jab for herd immunity
Mon, 6 Sep 2021
James Cook University scientists have developed a new model to track the Covid pandemic – and it’s telling them Australia should now prioritise delivering the Pfizer vaccine to 12-40 year-olds.

Parasites to fight chemical and biological weapons
Thu, 29 Jul 2021
Parasites could become part of the armour of military personnel and first responders to help them counter chemical and biological weapon attacks in war zones.

Science superstars shine in Tall Poppy Awards
Thu, 22 Jul 2021
A commitment to advancing emergency medicine on the battlefield and exploring the links between sleep and health has seen two JCU scientists take out top honours at a major event.

Lockdown health impact better than Covid
Tue, 20 Jul 2021
New research shows the loss of access to healthcare during lockdown is not worse than exposure to the virus itself.

Taking the sting out of stonefish
Thu, 15 Jul 2021
A deeper understanding of the way the excruciatingly painful stonefish venom works may allow for better antivenoms and the manufacture of new drugs.

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