5:15pm Wednesday 12 February
University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street | Wellington
To view the recording of this talk, please view here
This forum will provide a valuable update on this growing epidemic. Topics will include what we know, such as the role of face masks and personal protective equipment in preventing the spread of coronavirus, and what still remains relatively unknown such as the seriousness of the epidemic and the potential for it to become a global pandemic.
Chair: Professor Michael Baker, Director, Health Environment Infection Research Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington
Michael Baker is a public health physician and infectious disease epidemiologist who is actively involved in tracking emerging infectious diseases and advising on the response.
Professor Raina MacIntyre, Head of the Biosecurity Research Program, Kirby Institute, University of NSW, Sydney
Raina MacIntyre is one of the world’s leading researchers on biosecurity and the public health response to biosecurity threats.
Professor Nick Wilson, Director of BODE3, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington
Nick Wilson is a public health physician and epidemiologist who is an active researcher on the population impact of pandemic diseases.
This talk is also available by livestream.
|Date||Wednesday, 12 February 2020|
|Time||5:15pm - 6:15pm|
|Event Category||Health Sciences|
|Department||Public Health (Wellington)|
|Location||Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, Level D (follow the signs), University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Newtown|