97. PPP097 - COVID-19 Developments with Prof Ramon Shaban


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Kristin & Dan spoke to Prof Ramon Shaban, Clinical Chair of Infection Prevention and Disease Control, University of Sydney and Western Sydney Local Health District

We covered

  • Australia’s interventions to reduce the spread of COVID-19
  • Testing of COVID-19, including the difference between antibodies, antigens & PCR testing. Are false negatives an issue? The challenges of doing a good swab
  • Asymptomatic spread and how significant it is in Australia
  • Face masks, how they should be used and the basics of transmission
  • What we know so far about reinfection and vaccination for COVID-19

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