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ASHK COVID-19 Online Forum

30 Jun 2020

The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences hosted the COVID-19 Online Forum on 30 June 2020 to review and discuss the latest development in diagnosis, rapid test, treatment and, immunisation for SARS-CoV-2.

Four eminent scientific and medical researchers including Prof Zhong Nan-Shan, Prof Kwok-Yung Yuen, Prof David Ho and Prof Gabriel Leung shared their views in the Forum.  Dr Lap-Chee Tsui, the President of The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences, moderated the discussion. 


Prof Zhong Nan-Shan 
Professor of Medicine, Guangzhou Medical University; Director, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases; Director, National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Disease
TopicAn update on the clinical aspects of COVID-19 and prospects on the treatments of the disease

Prof Kwok-Yung Yuen 
Henry Fok Professor in Infectious Diseases, Chair of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong
TopicLaboratory test and antiviral treatment for COVID-19

Prof David Ho 
Director of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center; Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
 SARS-CoV-2 antibodies and vaccines

Prof Gabriel Leung
Dean of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Topic: Defining the Epidemiology of COVID-19

Forum Moderator
Dr Lap-Chee Tsui
President of The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences


View the forum through this link.


Photos at the forum.






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