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  • Immune responses in COVID-19 respiratory tract and blood reveal mechanisms of disease severity 

    Zhang, Wuji; Chua, Brendon Y.; Selva, Kevin J.; Kedzierski, Lukasz; Ashhurst, Thomas M.; Haycroft, Ebene R.; Shoffner, Suzanne K.; Hensen, Luca; Boyd, David F.; James, Fiona; Mouhtouris, Effie; Kwong, Jason C.; Chua, Kyra Y. L.; Drewett, George; Copaescu, Ana; Dobson, Julie E.; Rowntree, Louise C.; Habel, Jennifer R.; Allen, Lilith F.; Koay, Hui-Fern; Neil, Jessica A.; Gartner, Matthew; Lee, Christina Y.; Andersson, Patiyan; Seemann, Torsten; Sherry, Norelle L.; Amanat, Fatima; Krammer, Florian; Londrigan, Sarah L.; Wakim, Linda M.; King, Nicholas J.C.; Godfrey, Dale I.; Mackay, Laura K.; Thomas, Paul G.; Nicholson, Suellen; Arnold, Kelly B.; Chung, Amy W.; Holmes, Natasha E.; Smibert, Olivia C.; Trubiano, Jason A.; Gordon, Claire L.; Nguyen, Thi H.O.; Kedzierska, Katherine
    Published 2021
    ABSTRACT Although the respiratory tract is the primary site of SARS-CoV-2 infection and the ensuing immunopathology, respiratory immune responses are understudied and urgently needed to understand mechanisms underlying ...
    Preprint
  • Tracking the international spread of SARS-CoV-2 lineages B.1.1.7 and B.1.351/501Y-V2 with grinch 

    O'Toole, Áine; Hill, Verity; Pybus, Oliver G.; Watts, Alexander; Bogoch, Issac I.; Khan, Kamran; Messina, Jane P.; Tegally, Houriiyah; Lessells, Richard R.; Giandhari, Jennifer; Pillay, Sureshnee; Tumedi, Kefentse Arnold; Nyepetsi, Gape; Kebabonye, Malebogo; Matsheka, Maitshwarelo; Mine, Madisa; Tokajian, Sima; Hassan, Hamad; Salloum, Tamara; Merhi, Georgi; Koweyes, Jad; Geoghegan, Jemma L.; de Ligt, Joep; Ren, Xiaoyun; Storey, Matthew; Freed, Nikki E.; Pattabiraman, Chitra; Prasad, Pramada; Desai, Anita S.; Vasanthapuram, Ravi; Schulz, Thomas F.; Steinbrück, Lars; Stadler, Tanja; Parisi, Antonio; Bianco, Angelica; de Viedma, Darío García; Buenestado-Serrano, Sergio; Borges, Vítor; Isidro, Joana; Duarte, Sílvia; Gomes, João Paulo; Zuckerman, Neta S.; Mandelboim, Michal; Mor, Orna; Seemann, Torsten; Arnott, Alicia; Draper, Jenny; Gall, Mailie; Rawlinson, William; Deveson, Ira; Schlebusch, Sanmarié; McMahon, Jamie; Leong, Lex; Lim, Chuan Kok; Chironna, Maria; Loconsole, Daniela; Bal, Antonin; Josset, Laurence; Holmes, Edward C.; St. George, Kirsten; Lasek-Nesselquist, Erica; Sikkema, Reina S.; Munnink, Bas Oude; Koopmans, Marion; Brytting, Mia; Rani, V. Sudha; Pavani, S.; Smura, Teemu; Heim, Albert; Kurkela, Satu; Umair, Massab; Salman, Muhammad; Bartolini, Barbara; Rueca, Martina; Drosten, Christian; Wolff, Thorsten; Silander, Olin; Eggink, Dirk; Reusken, Chantal; Vennema, Harry; Park, Aekyung; Carrington, Christine; Sahadeo, Nikita; Carr, Michael; Gonzalez, Gabo; de Oliveira, Tulio; Faria, Nuno; Rambaut, Andrew; Kraemer, Moritz U. G.
    Published 2021
    Late in 2020, two genetically-distinct clusters of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) with mutations of biological concern were reported, one in the United Kingdom and one in South Africa. Using ...
    Article
  • Changing geographies of fashion during Covid‐19: The Australian case 

    Brydges, Taylor; Heinze, Lisa; Retamal, Monique
    Published 2021
    COVID-19 has impacted a range of industries, of which the fashion industry is no exception. Here, we examine the effects of COVID‐19 on the geographies of that industry in Australia. We use a path‐dependency framework to ...
    Article
  • COVID-19, indigenous peoples, local communities and natural resource governance 

    Walters, G.; Broome, N.P.; Cracco, M.; Dash, T.; Dudley, N.; El�as, S.; Hymas, O.; Mangubhai, S.; Mohan, V.; Niederberger, T.; Kema, C.A.N.-K.; Lio, A.O.; Raveloson, N.; Rubis, J.; Toviehou, S.A.R.M.; Vliet, N.V.
    Published 2021
    We report on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting Indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs), especially those who govern, manage and conserve their lands and waters. We explore the themes of access ...
    Article