Join Professor Tom Solomon as he hosts a regular discussion on Coronavirus and its impact on science and society in Liverpool. Tom talks with leading Liverpool researchers about the scientific progress being made in the city to tackle the virus and chats about the wider impact of the pandemic with some famous local faces.
Guests on both Facebook and Zoom will be able to ask questions to the panel.
His guests this time are Mayor of Greater Manchester and former Secretary of State for Health, Andy Burnham, and Dr Emily Adams, an expert in diagnostics for infectious diseases from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
Andy Burnham was born in Liverpool and was the former Labour Secretary of State for Health from 2009 – 2010 and is now the greater Manchester Mayor working hard to ensure the protection of the people in the north west from COVID-19.
Dr Emily Adams is a expert in diagnostics for infectious diseases and is leading several programmes for COVID-19 diagnostics in the UK and internationally.
Professor Tom Solomon is Director of the UK's Emerging Infections Research Unit based as the University of Liverpool, is on the NHS front line at the Walton NeuroCentre and Royal Liverpool University Hospital, and appears regularly on television and radio discussing science.
The event will be streamed via Zoom and the University of Liverpool Facebook page.
Registered guests will receive details of the event and, nearer the time, the Zoom link via email in advance of the event. A Facebook account is NOT required to gain access to the event via the University of Liverpool Facebook page. Instructions will be provided to all who register for this event.
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