Conference calls with infectious disease experts on coronavirus outbreak
03/19/20 - 03/20/20
Conference calls with infectious disease experts to answer media questions about the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19)
WHO: Speakers will be:
On Thursday, March 19, Barry Bloom, Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson Research Professor of Public Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
On Friday, March 20, Marc Lipsitch, professor of epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics
WHEN: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is hosting a conference call with Bloom on Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 2:30-3:30 PM ET and with Lipsitch on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM ET.
WHAT: Reporters calling in will be able to ask Bloom and Lipsitch questions about the spread of the disease, effectiveness of containment and quarantine, and the potential severity of the outbreak, among other topics.
CALL-IN INFORMATION FOR BOTH CALLS:
Dial-in Number: 1-866-889-3913 (USA)
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