Guan Yi

 

 


 

Professor Guan is Director of the State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases at the University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on the ecology, evolution and pathogenesis of influenza and other emerging respiratory viruses. Over the past decade, his research team has made distinguished contributions to research in virology and to the control of emerging infectious diseases in China and the world. His work on SARS led to the successful identification of the SARS-Coronavirus, its infectious source from live animal markets, and helped the Chinese Government successfully avert the second SARS outbreak in early 2004.




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Sep 15th 2015

Why was the Ebola epidemic that started in 2013 so devastating? What can be done to control and mitigate outbreaks of new pathogens such as MERS coronavirus? Explore the science, prevention and control of epidemics in this free online course. In addition to lectures by leading scientists in this field from HKU, this course will feature panel discussions with world leading experts in epidemics, including Professor Peter Piot who is the co-discoverer of Ebola and Professor Barbara Stocking who chairs the 2015 WHO-commissioned panel that assesses WHO's response to the Ebola outbreak.

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