Australian scientists tackle deadly Q fever Scientists at James Make University took the lead in creating a new vaccine against an extremely infectious cattleyard disease the effect of a bacteria which includes the potential to end up being developed while a bioterrorist weapon. JCU’s Infectious Illnesses and Immunopathogenesis Study Group, within the institution of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, has secured a $300,000 grant from the Defence, Technology and Technology Organisation in Melbourne to carry out analysis into Q fever over 3 years.
Australian doctors require a national immunisation register The Australian Medical Association has welcomed the announcement of a fresh national register of individual papilloma virus vaccinations but says it could be more cost effective to produce a sign up for all vaccinations. AMA president Dr. Rosanna Capolingua says the $23.5 million in Federal funding earmarked for the task could be used to build up and apply a ‘whole-of-existence’ immunisation register. Related StoriesStudy provides novel insight in to the development of hepatitis A virus and how it spreads to humansUC Irvine Wellness researchers develop one-step check to identify HCV infectionsCamels in Kenya contaminated by MERS virus, brand-new research findsDr.