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A Forum on the Outbreak of a Novel Coronavirus, on Feb. 6

January 30, 2020

FORUM ON THE OUTBREAK OF A NOVEL CORONAVIRUS



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2020

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

WINSLOW AUDITORIUM, 60 COLLEGE STREET, NEW HAVEN

In response to news and concerns about the respiratory illness outbreak caused by a novel coronavirus initially identified in China, the Yale Institute for Global Health, Yale School of Public Health, and the Global Health Justice Partnership will hold a discussion and question-and-answer session on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Panelists will address the epidemiology of the disease, its impact on public health, human rights issues and how information on such outbreaks is communicated to the public.

Although there are currently no identified cases in Connecticut, the University proactively works closely with health authorities and state offices to protect the health of all communities.

Moderator

Saad Omer, Director, Yale Institute for Global Health; Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Yale School of Medicine; Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health

Panelists

Ellen Foxman, Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Immunobiology, Yale School of Medicine

Gregg Gonsalves, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology; Associate (Adjunct) Professor of Law, Yale Law School; CoDirector, Global Health Justice Partnership

Nathan Grubaugh, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases), Yale School of Public Health

Lisa Sanders, Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine), Yale School of Medicine; Emmy-award winning television producer, author of The New York Times column Diagnosis

David Vlahov, Professor, PhD Program Director, Yale School of Nursing

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Questions? Please contact Rosalind D'Eugenio at Yale Institute for Global Health: rosalind.deugenio@yale.edu

Submitted by Robert Forman on January 30, 2020