24 June 2020 Online
Webinar - The role of the environment in COVID-19 transmission

This event is part of the COVID-19 challenges and solutions webinar series.

A transcript is available here.

Dr Lena Ciric discusses the following study: https://www.journalofhospitalinfection.com/article/S0195-6701(20)30253-X/pdf.


Panel members:

  • Dr Lena Ciric - Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering, University College London
  • Dr Stephanie Dancer - Consultant Microbiologist, NHS Lanarkshire and Professor of Microbiology, Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland
  • Dr Manjula Meda - Consultant Clinical Microbiologist and Infection Control Doctor, Frimley Park Hospital
  • Dr Jon Otter - Infection prevention and control Epidemiologist, Imperial College London

Chair: Dr Surabhi Taori, Consultant microbiologist and infection control doctor, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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