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Events

Spike: The Virus vs The People-The Inside Story

September 27, 2021
1:00-2:00 PM ET

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Virtual event, registration required

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Book Talk by Sir Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wellcome Trust

Monday, September 27th, 2021
1:00pm-2:00pm ET

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Sir Jeremy Farrar is director of the Wellcome Trust and chair of the WHO's R&D Blueprint, which activates rapid research in an epidemic. He is an expert on emerging infectious diseases and a member of the UK's pandemic advisory group, SAGE. He was one of the first people in the world to know about and alert the global community to COVID-19. His new book, Spike: The Virus vs. The People – The Inside Story – provides a “pulse-racing journey through the science and politics of the pandemic.”

In Conversation With:
Merit E. Janow, Dean, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and Professor of Practice, International Economic Law and International Affairs

Wafaa El-Sadr, Director of Columbia World Projects, University Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, director of ICAP, and director of the Global Health Initiative, Columbia University

Wilmot G. James, Chair of the Pandemic Research Center, Senior Research Scholar, Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP), Columbia University

Event Contact Information:
SIPA Events
sipaevents@columbia.edu

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