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Webinar - Monkeypox: Emergence of a Global Public Health Threat

Monkeypox has emerged as a global public health threat. Our understanding of this disease is improving, however, many questions remain. This webinar will cover what is known about the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnostics, and treatment of this disease. Questions yet to be answered will be explored.

Speakers: 

Bruce Tromberg, PhD 
Director, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Matthew M Hamill, M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D., M.P.H., M.Sc. 
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Clinical Chief for STI at Baltimore City Health Department.

Yukari C. Manabe, MD, FIDSA, FRCP 
Professor of Medicine, MMI, International Health
Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Innovative Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases
Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation
Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

When: September 27, 2022 2:30 PM ET

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