COVID-19 reproduction number, government response and limited testing: international experiences

 



COVID-19 reproduction  number, government response and limited testing: international experiences

Measuring Re with Limited Testing Availability 

May 21, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm (UTC-03:00)

Scientists from countries with distinct local COVID-19 epidemic profiles will talk about their experience in assessing transmissibility of the COVID-19 infection, approaches in situations of limited access to testing, and its importance in directing government response to the epidemic.


SPEAKERS:
 

Luiz Eugênio Mello – Opening 
São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)
Rui Maciel – Moderator 
Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Pedro Curi Hallal 
Federal University of Pelotas
Michael Levitt 
Stanford University
Cécile Viboud 
Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health (FIC/NIH)
Thomas Mellan 
Imperial College
Samir Bhatt
Imperial College
 

  

Registration: www.fapesp.br/eventos/covid19/registration

 

Live

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You can participate in a Q & A panel. Please, send your comments and questions to live@fapesp.br.

 
Preliminary Programm 

10:00 

Opening – Prof. Luiz Eugenio de Mello, Scientific Director, Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

10:30

Roundtable: Strategies for epidemiological monitoring and measurement of infectivity rates in key countries

  • Experiences: How each country or region has worked on the issue;

  • Relevant factors that have been considered;

  • Results obtained so far;

  • Alternatives for epidemiological monitoring and measurement of infectivity rates of COVID-19 - particularly in an environment where the availability of testing is very limited;

  • Impacts on government actions.

11:30

Q&A

12:30

End of event

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