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Murdoch Children’s Research Institute studies family with coronavirus to find out why their children were immune – ABC News

Leila Sawenko and Tony Maguire spent more than a week in close quarters with their children before testing positive to COVID-19. Researchers wanted to know why…



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Victorian couple Leila Sawenko and Tony Maguire were shocked when they contracted COVID-19 after travelling interstate for their friends’ wedding in March this year.
Key points:

  • Doctors and scientists at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute studied why three children did not get seriously ill with COVID-19
  • The study’s findings were published in medical journal Nature Medicine
  • They showed routine testing with nasal and throat swabs may not identify all…

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