UNSW biosecurity researchers develop intelligence program that ‘could have prevented COVID-19’

Researchers from the University of NSW have developed a biosecurity program they say could have prevented COVID-19 and believe it will be instrumental in thwarting future pandemics.

UNSW’s head of biosecurity research, Raina MacIntyre, has spearheaded an intelligence program called Epiwatch that she is confident could have detected COVID-19 in China in mid-November 2019 – one month before the World Health Organisation knew about it. READ MORE