Authors: Richard Lessells - 2020-03-27
Data@Breakfast is an initiative of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Big Data and Informatics Research Flagship. Traditionally it takes place on the last Friday of every month at 7:30 (SAST).
Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the talks are now online.
In the first online talk (27 March 2020) Dr Richard Lessells spoke about "Responding to the COVID-19 epidemic: local and global perspective".
Dr Lessells is an Infectious Diseases Specialist at KRISP, UKZN. He trained as an infectious diseases and internal medicine physician in the UK and has a PhD from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He has been conducting clinical and population-based research in HIV & TB in KwaZulu-Natal since 2007. He is currently deployed to the UKZN COVID-19 war room and is supporting the local response to the epidemic.
UKZN | BIG Data & Informatics: data@breakfast
Friday, 27 March 2020
7:30 am to 8:30 am
Dr Richard Lessells talk titled:
“Responding to the COVID-19 epidemic: local and global perspective” The event was hosted via Zoom
KRISP has been created by the coordinated effort of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the South African Medical Research Countil (SAMRC).