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Event Name:The Center Debates: COVID-19
Event Type(s):Event

A discussion on COVID-19 scientific controversies with epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch and philosopher Jonathan Fuller.

Event Date:1/19/2021
Event Time:12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern

The Center Debates: COVID-19  

January 19, 2021 

12:00-1:30pm (GMT -5) 


This discussion, hosted by the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh, will provide philosophical and epidemiological perspectives on the current pandemic by examining several scientific controversies, including lockdowns, facemasks, and vaccine allocation and dosing schedules. 


Jonathan Fuller MD, PhD (University of Pittsburgh), a philosopher of science and medicine who has written several public commentaries on the pandemic, will discuss these controversies with Marc Lipsitch, D.Phil. (Harvard University), an infectious disease epidemiologist who has led much of the science and policy discussion around COVID-19.  


This event will be held in Zoom webinar format and registration is required. Please register here

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