Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause respiratory illnesses such as the common cold, and more severe illnesses such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and COVID-19. Coronaviruses commonly circulate in animals and sometimes also infect humans. More information here.
While women's rights are already suppressed across the world, the pandemic has exacerbated these situations in the region during lockdowns and in an absence of adequate response. From this stems a need to host a discussion on the measures to address the impact of the pandemic and the lockdown, which has put women and girls in more vulnerable positions and let them slide into poverty further.
Nurses on the COVID-19 Frontlines: Experiences and Lessons Learned in Wuhan, China and New York, USA
We are extremely honored to invite nursing educators, scholars, and frontline nurses from Columbia University School of Nursing, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, and Wuhan University School of Health Sciences to share inspiring stories and lessons learned responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Stephen Morse, professor of epidemiology and director of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate Program, is a globally recognized infectious disease expert who walks us through what we know so far about the origin of COVID-19.