Free COVID-19 webinar set for May 2-3


By Roman Petrowski, Office of Communications

COVID WebinarA pair of McGovern Medical School scientists will join the Taste of Science and the American Society for Microbiology Texas Medical Center Chapter to host a free webinar series on the COVID-19 pandemic, May 2-3.

Some of the leading experts in the fight against COVID-19 will break down the pandemic and discuss plans for future solutions in a webinar that is open to the public. The event will be hosted on Zoom and on Facebook Live.

Part one of the webinar begins at 2 p.m., May 2 and features Blake Hanson, PhD, assistant professor of internal medicine, as well as experts from Baylor College of Medicine and Harvard. The session will focus on debunking myths about COVID-19.

On May 3, Ayesha Khan, PhD, clinical microbiologist will join physicians from Baylor College of Medicine and Methodist Hospital to host the second session starting at 2 p.m. Session two features information on the path going forward to continue fighting the spread of COVID-19.