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New Vic virus trial could hasten recovery

Melbourne researchers are looking for people infected with COVID-19 to participate in a trial of an antiviral medication that could speed up their recovery. The Alfred and Monash University are enrolling symptomatic people with COVID-19 in the first five days of diagnosis to trial Favipiravir, a drug originally developed to treat people with influenza. Trials… Read More »

‘Confusing’ virus results in mystery case

An Ipswich woman who was confirmed as Queensland’s latest COVID-19 case could be a false positive, as pathologists and scientists scramble to confirm her test results. Speaking on ABC radio this morning, Health Minister Steven Miles said authorities were still investigating the case, as the 68-year-old woman had no “obvious link” to existing cases. RELATED:… Read More »