Viruses are micro-organisms that enter cells in the body and reproduce, causing a viral infection. Their ability to hide in cells makes them very difficult for the immune system to fight.
The Doherty Institute specialises in research, diagnosis and treatment of a range of viral infectious diseases, with a particular focus on HIV, viral hepatitis, influenza, emerging infections and dengue.
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Kylie Carville: Virus threat drops when we get preparation right (Herald Sun)
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Dr Irani Thevarajan on ABC 24 talking about mystery Chinese pneumonia outbreak
04 Sep 2019
Q&A: Parechovirus and general practice