Newswise — With COVID-19 now spreading via community transmission in the U.S. and the World Health Organization raising its risk assessment to “very high,” the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will host a 30-minute webcast featuring some of the best minds addressing this global health concern.
Experts will discuss the findings of the Global Health Security Index referenced by President Trump last week, what we know about community transmission and how the public can protect themselves from misinformation. The speakers will also answer viewer questions submitted before and during the broadcast.
COVID-19 Webcast details:
Monday, March 2, 2020, 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET
Where to watch: http://jhsph.edu/covid-19
Viewers can submit questions before and during the broadcast through the Q&A module on the right side of the livestream’s video player. Media are welcome to quote directly from the webcast.
Johns Hopkins Expert Panelists:
- Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH, SM, Senior Scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security; Associate Professor, the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering and the Department of Epidemiology, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
- Lauren Sauer, MS, Director of Operations, Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
- Tara Kirk Sell, PhD, MA, Senior Scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security; Assistant Professor, the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
- Moderator: Joshua Sharfstein, MD, Vice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; former Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health.
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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland