Posted by Andreas Runggatscher
Outlook Ahead
RCNY's May 7 virtual luncheon included Dr. Marya Ghazipura and Dr. Tanzib Hossain, currently both members of New York City’s COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Council to advise Mayor DeBlasio.
        full report inside.

SYNOPSIS
 
The sixth virtual luncheon of the Rotary Club of New York in 2020 took place on Zoom on May 7, 2020. Dr. Ghazipura and Dr. Hossain serve on the New York City’s COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Council to advise the Mayor on the latest evidence in disease evolution, treatment, and vaccine. They discussed the current situation for COVID-19 and the outlook going forward.

While Dr. Ghazipura mentioned that the overall infection counts are declining, Dr. Hossain emphasized the capacity challenges hospitals are facing. Due to increasing hospital cases, many patients have been transferred between hospitals. The main focus has been conducting clinical trials to identify a treatment.

 
 




 
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