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Read the latest statements from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about coronavirus (COVID-19)
Read the transcript of a press conference with Professor Brendan Murphy, Chief Medical Officer, and the Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg about coronavirus (COVID-19).
Medical researchers can now apply for grants to accelerate the development of a safe, effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Applications close on 11 March 2020.
Read the transcript of a press conference with Professor Brendan Murphy, Chief Medical Officer, and the Minister for Health about coronavirus (COVID-19).
A media release from the Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly, about a seventh Diamond Princess passenger testing positive to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Senior high school students who remain in China due to Australian travel restrictions have been offered a strict pathway to resume their studies in recognition of the importance of the final 2 years of school.
A media release from the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy, about passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship testing positive for COVID-19.
Expressions of interest for the second round of this program opened on 17 February and will close on 6 March 2020. It will give successful applicants up to $1 million to accelerate development of their early-stage biological, pharmaceutical, medical or health technology projects.
A statement from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee on travel restrictions and COVID-19.
The Australian Government is fast tracking $2 million in funding to support Australia’s best researchers as they work to understand and respond to the outbreak of novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19.
The Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Novel Coronavirus (the COVID-19 Plan) is now available.
Read the transcript of Minister Hunt, Northern Territory Health Minister, Natasha Fyles and Professor Brendan Murphy, Australian Government Chief Medical Officer speaking about novel coronavirus in Darwin on 18 February 2020.
The ‘Get the Facts’ campaign encourages Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated on time, every time, for the best protection.
A link to the transcript of a press conference with the Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Health Minister and Chief Medical Officer about Australians on the Diamond Princess cruise ship and coronavirus (COVID-19).
Read transcript of Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly's update on the status of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Prime Minister and Health Minister have released a statement about the extension of a travel ban to protect Australians from coronavirus.