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Scientists' plea: we can't ignore airborne spread of COVID-19

08 July, 2020

A group of scientists from varying disciplines around the world have appealed to world health authorities to mitigate indoor airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2.

Whiteley Corporation Viraclean hospital-grade disinfectant

01 July, 2020

The infection-control product is designed to defend against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), which may be present on healthcare surfaces.

New nanosponge technology may stop COVID-19 in its tracks

30 June, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Scientists at UC San Diego may have found a way to neutralise SARS-CoV-2 and block it from infecting human lungs and other vital organs.

Pandemic shows it's time for an Australian Centre for Disease Control

30 June, 2020 by Adam Kamradt-Scott, University of Sydney and Katrina Roper, Australian National University

The proposal for an AusCDC has been debated for at least the past 33 years.

The risk of infection via surfaces and the new coronavirus

30 June, 2020

Whiteley Corporation is exploring improved hygiene and safe disinfectants through world best practice research and development.

The importance of surface cleaning

23 June, 2020

The rate of healthcare-associated infections can be significantly reduced through effective infection prevention and control.

Second wave of COVID-19 a concern, experts say

17 June, 2020 by Αmy Sarcevic

Australian healthcare workers are being warned about the prospect of another spike in coronavirus cases.

Reduce unused containers to stop mosquito breeding, say researchers

11 June, 2020

Reducing the number of unused containers lying around could be an efficient and effective means of mosquito control.

Adenovirus vector vaccines unlikely to win fight against COVID-19

04 June, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

A vaccine expert has dashed hopes of an adenovirus vector-based COVID‑19 vaccine — claiming it is unlikely to be effective and, if so, unsafe.

When cleanliness matters, knowledge is power

01 June, 2020

In these times, it has become more evident than ever that cleanliness leads to curbing the spread of infection in any setting.

Global healthcare needs infection control reform, say experts

01 June, 2020

World leaders in infection control and disease prevention convened online to discuss innovative infection control reform in hospitals and aged-care facilities.

Steam Australia validated cleaning method recommendations

01 June, 2020

Steam Australia provides training, equipment and ongoing support for the hospital, healthcare and aged-care industries across Australia and New Zealand.

'Silent' virus may be more prevalent than we thought

28 May, 2020

A study published in the journal Thorax reveals that eight out of 10 passengers and crew who tested positive for the infection had no symptoms.

What we know about immunity to coronaviruses

27 May, 2020

A review of more than 40 studies on coronavirus immunity suggests that SARS-CoV-2 could become the fifth seasonal coronavirus.

Children aren't COVID-19 super-spreaders, say UK experts

26 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

New research from the UK has debunked the claim that children are 'super-spreaders' of COVID-19, and the authors confirm it is now safe to send children back to school.

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