Rachel McDonald

Rachel McDonald is a journalist and media officer at the Australian Science Media Centre.

  • How well will our vaccines hold up against Delta?

    New UK study suggests that existing vaccines are doing the job.

    The three vaccines making up Australia's COVID-19 strategy are effective against the Delta variant, according to a UK...

    August 21, 2021
  • How well can we model the path out of lockdowns?

    New work from the Doherty Institute points to a life free of COVID restrictions. Will it work?

    The path out of major lockdowns in Australia looked a little clearer last week, with the federal government announcin...

    August 9, 2021
  • Climate and biodiversity loss must be tackled together

    Report shows that conservation and climate change are two sides of the same coin.

    Efforts to conserve the environment and slow climate change should be tackled together rather than as separate issues...

    June 14, 2021

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