Date and Time: 22 February 2021 at 16:00 CET Geneva time/10:00 East Coast US time
Subject: The virtual press conference will include special guests joining to discuss COVID-19 vaccine research, development and rollout, in conjunction with the COVID-19 Vaccine Development, Strategy and Implementation Virtual Global Health Symposium, running from 22-26 February.
Professor Lee Bollinger, President, Columbia University
Dr Tony Fauci, Director, U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Dr Nancy Messonier, Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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