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This week: Healthcare workers to undergo vaccine trial - Production fires up at Australia's only medical mask factory - TGA fast-tracks COVID-19-busting disinfectants - and more.
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The coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is currently pushing health systems to, and possibly beyond, their limits. In Italy, the exponential rise in cases has required an exponential rise in health resource utilisation and in particular, an exponential demand for ICU beds. - mja.com.au
In an effort to protect frontline health workers from coronavirus, researchers are turning to a vaccine unused in Australia since the 1980s. - 7news.com.au
Med-Con is the only factory in Australia still making medical masks. It is now trying to increase its production from 2 million to 50 million a year. The Federal Government is helping with personnel and sourcing raw materials. - abc.net.au
The TGA has identified disinfectants as critical in preventing the spread of COVID-19 and as such is fast-tracking disinfectant applications in relation to claims against COVID-19. - hospitalhealth.com.au
In the most far-reaching change for general practice in a generation, telehealth will be broadened to include all Australians and new incentives introduced to keep GPs and patients safe during the pandemic. - racgp.org.au
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