Inside the Pandemic — in conversation with Prof Peter Doherty
Finding our bearings in this ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Crikey‘s Janine Perrett and Amber Schultz were joined by one of Australia’s leading authorities on infection and immunity. Professor Peter Doherty shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology for discovering the nature of cellular immune defence, and is the author of a new book entitled – An insider’s plague year.
Peter and his colleagues at the Doherty Institute have been at the forefront of the research and study of this highly infectious coronavirus. They are currently working with the federal government in assisting with official modelling to guide the four-stage plan.
He answered Crikey subscriber questions on the government’s handling of the pandemic, how vaccines actually work, as well as what the future looks like in pandemic Australia.
For further insights, take a look at Amber’s follow up article – Crikey Talks: Peter Doherty answers three key questions on our pandemic response.