Coronavirus (818) Secret Science Club is hosting a session with epidemiologist Adam Kucharski

12 July, 2020

Hello all,

Please see below information for an event that might be of use:

"Outbreaks. Infections. Virality. We've got COVID-19 hotspots breaking out like wildfires, while misinformation about the coronavirus rips through social media at Mach speed. But you know what? Maybe... just maybe... smart ideas are catching, too. At the next Secret Science Club, Adam Kucharski breaks down the science of epidemiology and explores how we can all get better at predicting & managing outbreaks."

Join us live via Zoom on Sunday, July 19 @ 2PM

with epidemiologist Adam Kucharski, author of The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread - and Why They Stop

Zoom Room will open at 1:30PM (Eastern Time USA)

Adam Kucharski is an associate professor and Sir Henry Dale fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where he works on analysis of infectious disease outbreaks, including COVID-19. His writing and research have appeared in Wired, Scientific American, The New York Times, and The Guardian. The author of The Rules of Contagion and The Perfect Bet, he lives in London.

This event is being hosted by the Secret Science Club, NYC and can be accessed by emailing them.



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HIFA profile: Stuti Chakraborty is an undergraduate student at Christian Medical College, Vellore. She is also a member of the SDG 3 working group for the UN Major Group for Children and Youth, has been a UN online volunteer for several projects, a young peacebuilder at Youth for Peace International (India) and also a country representative for HIFA. She is now currently helping to kick-start the Women in Global Health chapter in India as part of the core team. Email: stutibb AT She is a member of the HIFA working group on Evidence-Informed Policy and Practice. Her profile is here: