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Inside the Pandemic — in conversation with Prof Peter Doherty

An Insider's Plague Year

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In An Insider’s Plague Year, Nobel laureate and prominent COVID-19 authority Professor Peter Doherty recounts his response to the pandemic as it developed from January 2020-February 2021. As citizens and governments around the world suddenly became acutely dependent on the capacity of scientists to understand and recommend appropriate public health policy responses to the disease, Doherty and his team were at the forefront.

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Amber Schultz Associate Editor

Amber Schultz

Associate Editor @AmberMaySchultz
Amber previously worked for Nine News and The Age and created student comedy talk show The Struggle. She was a Young Walkley finalist, Jacoby-Walkley scholar, and won an Ossie Our Watch award. Amber holds a Masters in International Relations and Journalism and is fluent in Spanish.
Janine Perrett Columnist

Janine Perrett

Columnist @PerrettReport
Janine Perrett is a journalist, broadcaster and commentator on business and politics. She has four decades of experience working in newspapers, radio and TV, here and in the US.
Peter Doherty Laureate Professor

Peter Doherty

Laureate Professor @ProfPCDoherty
Professor Peter Doherty shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1996 with Swiss colleague Rolf Zinkernagel, for their discovery of how the immune system recognises virus-infected cells.

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