Dr Anthony Fauci appears on Conversations on COVID-19: The global view


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The new series invites experts from around the world to explore the pandemic and its impacts.

Dr Anthony Fauci, Director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, joins Professor Shitij Kapur, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry Health Sciences and Professor Sharon Lewin AO, Director of the Doherty Institute, to discuss how to get on top of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How long does COVID-19 immunity last, and why does it matter? What did we learn from the HIV pandemic that can help us now? How do we know we will get a vaccine for COVID-19, if we never got one for HIV? These are just some of the questions that Dr Fauci, Professor Kapur and Professor Lewin tackle.

They also discuss the wider impacts of the pandemic. How do we balance the human and economic health of a nation? Will there be a positive legacy from the pandemic?

The panel discussion is the first instalment of a new series, Conversations on COVID-19: The global view. In this series, experts from around the world will join the University of Melbourne to explore how the pandemic is shaping our world.

Conversations on COVID-19: The Global View

First published on 28 October 2020.

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