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Virtual: Krasno Global Event Series ‘The Coronavirus and the Global Race for a Vaccine’

September 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Klaus Larres, Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill, will moderate the discussion on the global race for a coronavirus vaccine with four leading public health experts.


Thomas Bollyky: ‘The Tragedy of Vaccine Nationalism’

Director of the Global Health Program & Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics and Development, Council on Foreign Relations, NY Council on Foreign Relations, NY & law professor at Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

Richard Hatchett: ‘CEPI, COVAX, and Vaccine Multilateralism’

CEO of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, CEPI, Oslo, Norway;  formerly Homeland Security Council member, G.W. Bush administration &  National Security Staff member, Obama administration.

Salli Permar: ‘Lessons from children: SARS & Covid-19 immunity and vaccine outlook for children’

Professor of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Immunology, Pathology and Pediatrics; expert on the evolution of vaccines & the immune system, Duke University, Durham, NC.

Deborah Seligsohn: ‘Enhancing US-China Health and Research Cooperation’

Formerly of the State Department, including counselor for Environment, Science, Technolgoy and Health, U.S. Embassy Beijing, China & the World Resources Institute; now political science professor at Villanova University, Philadelphia.


No RSVP necessary, please arrive online at 3:55 p.m. via the Zoom access link.


The Krasno Events Series is a series of regular lectures, talks and discussions at UNC-Chapel Hill to enhance our understanding and comprehension of global affairs, past and present.


September 23, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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