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Covid-19 Online Forum

Although the Covid-19 is still roaming around the globe, there has been a great deal of knowledge gained and research progress made in the past six months. The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences will host an online forum on COVID-19 to review and discuss the latest development in diagnosis, rapid test, treatment and immunisation for SARS-CoV-2. The speakers will comment on the scientific aspects of the pandemic but they will speak at a sufficiently general level for a public audience.

The forum will be held June 30th, Tuesday, 9-11am HKT

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Speakers:

Prof Zhong Nan-Shan 鍾南山教授

Professor of Medicine, Guangzhou Medical University; Director, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases; Director, National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Disease

Prof Kwok-Yung Yuen 袁國勇教授

Henry Fok Professor in Infectious Diseases, Chair of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong

Prof David Ho 何大一教授

Director of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center; Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Prof Gabriel Leung 梁卓偉教授

Dean of Medicine, inaugural Helen and Francis Zimmern Professor in Population Health, and Chair of Public Health Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

Moderator:

Dr Lap-Chee Tsui 徐立之院長

President of The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences; President, Victor and William Fung Foundation (HK); Director, Qiushi Academy for Advanced Studies, Zhejiang University, China; University of Toronto’s Emeritus University Professor; 14th Vice Chancellor of The University of Hong Kong

The Forum will be held using Zoom and in English. The first 500 registrants can join the forum directly using Zoom. For these registrants, a confirmation email with a hyperlink and a password will be sent prior to the forum. Other registrants can view the forum live through the ASHK Facebook page or YouTube channel

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