FCA Webinar with leading Epidemiologists Jodie McVernon and Ben Cowling

FCA Webinar with Leading Epidemiologists in Australia and Hong Kong

Words: April Pressler

On 27 August 2020, the FCA held a very informative online Webinar for members with two leading epidemiologists who are experts on developments in relation to vaccines to counter the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Jodie McVernon, Professor and Director of Epidemiology at the Doherty Institute, University of Melbourne.
  • Ben Cowling, Professor and Head of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Hong Kong.

Guest speakers provided members with up-to-date briefings and also slide presentations showing development and statistics for the COVID-19 development, as well as mitigation steps taken so far in Australia and Hong Kong.  FCA members participated in a Q&A session following speakers’ presentations.




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