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The David Attenborough of the Covid-19 pandemic

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Professor Peter Doherty is a Nobel laureate …a world-famous immunologist.  He’s been called the David Attenborough of the Covid-19 pandemic.   He’s patron of the Doherty Institute, which publishes predictions on what’s on the horizon in terms of the pandemic.  The Institute operates under his name.   The 80-year-old has not been content to rest on his laurels….he’s decided to engage with anti-vaxxers on Twitter to dispel myths and propaganda.   Professor Doherty talks to us about what the future looks like post-Covid-19, what he’s learned from the pandemic….and how and why he’s waded into the Twitter swamp to wage war with internet trolls.     TODAY'S HEADLINES New NSW Premier Perrottet sticks with lockdown roadmap QLD hospitals sound alarm on crowding amid funding stoush Facebook whistleblower testifies before US Senate Hundreds rally in ‘Save Australia’ protest at New York consulate      Follow The Briefing Instagram: @thebriefingpodcast  Facebook: TheBriefingNewsAU Twitter: @TheBriefingAU  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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