Please note the virtual press conference will begin at 15.30 CEST today
Virtual Press Conference on COVID-19 and other global health issues
When: Tuesday, 12 July 2022 at 15.30 CEST
Subject: COVID-19, Monkeypox (MPX), WHO Science Council and other global health issues
Professor Harold Varmus, the Chair of WHO Science Council, a Nobel Laureate and former Director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health will attend the briefing to present the Councils first report, one focusing on accelerating access to genomics for global health
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