Written By: Arushi Sahai (CC'23)
Event Moderated By: Kat Wu (CC'23)
Student Organizers: Boyuan Chen (SEAS'23), John Nguyen (CC'23), Nick Vaughan (CC'22)
Speakers: Dr. Bob Fullilove (Columbia University), Dr. Vincent Racaniello (Columbia University), Dr. George Gao (Director, Chinese CDC)
Overview: We are covering the medical and public health/social side of COVID-19
How does COVID-19 compare to past epidemics?
Public health/social-related questions:
How have narratives in the news and social media contributed to incidents of racism and xenophobia, and how do they play a role in COVID-response?
How will climate change affect the viruses we see in the future?