Professor Peter Doherty reflects on 18 months of living with COVID
Nobel laureate Professor Peter Doherty has worked in the field of infection and immunity for almost six decades. Early last year he was set to retire, but the global pandemic paused these plans and he's now publishing a book titled 'An Insider's Plague Year' that looks at how Australia and the world has tackled COVID-19. Professor Peter Doherty joins Laura Tingle to discuss the last year and a half of pandemic life.7.30 with Laura Tingle
Peter Doherty on Drive with Richard Glover
Professor Doherty speaks with Richard Glover about the vaccine rollout, his career in science and the future of the planet. His new book is 'An Insider's Plague Year.ABC Radio Sydney
Professor Peter Doherty on his year as a "COVID insider"
In January last year, Professor Peter Doherty was barely aware of this thing called COVID-19, but like everyone, his life changed pretty quickly. The Nobel Prize winner in medicine has written a book about the scientists and science behind Australia's COVID response, called 'The Insider's Plague Year'.ABC Radio National Breakfast
What’s ‘surprised’ Professor Peter Doherty about the pandemic and his concerns about ‘long’ COVID
There was a big listener response to this chat. Professor Peter Doherty shared his latest COVID-19 observations, his concerns about “long” COVID and answered listener questions. He also reiterated why you should get vaccinated, and why the coronavirus was nothing like the flu. “Unlike flu, this virus gets in your blood, goes around in your body and gets to the heart and all your other organs which doesn’t happen with flu,” he said.3AW693 News Talk