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On January 30 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health emergency on the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Healthcare experts have warned that Covid-19 could rapidly spread, if not properly contained, and many governments around the world have begun to take precautionary measures to ensure public health safety. After two years since the outbreak, how are different countries coping with the pandemic? What are the lessons drawn in the international community? With the new Omicron virus, what are the latest developments globally? At a macro level, what are the ways forward for a better "new normal"?

The Asia Society Hong Kong Center brings you regular updates on the coronavirus story in Hong Kong that has reverberations elsewhere in the world. We are pleased to present on-the-ground public health experts and internationally renowned specialists with the latest facts and evidence-based findings regarding this epidemic outbreak with nearly 195, 400 views. In episode 32, hear from Dr David Ho, Scientific Director and CEO of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, and Irene Diamond Professor and Physician at the Rockefeller University, New York. This discussion will be moderated by S. Alice Mong, Executive Director of Asia Society Hong Kong Center.

Jan 18, 2022

8 PM - 9 PM (GMT+8)



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