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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
Topic: An 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
Topic: Laboratory 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
Topic: SARS-CoV-2 antibodies and vaccines
Prof Gabriel Leung
Dean of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Topic: Defining the Epidemiology of COVID-19
Dr Lap-Chee Tsui
President of The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences
View the forum through this link.
Photos at the forum.