21 November 2020
School of Nursing
21 November 2020 saw the 10th anniversary celebration of the Certificate in Infection Control Course. As part of the celebration a virtual plenary lecture titled "From SARS 2003 to COVID 2019" was delivered by Professor Yuen Kwok-yung (袁國勇), Chair Professor of Infectious Diseases and Programme Director of the Certificate in Infection Control Course.
Professor Yuen, a world-recognised expert in infectious disease control, spoke to around 700 participants about his experiences, covering epidemiology, virology, pathogenesis, treatment, vaccines and infection control, among other topics.
The Certificate in Infection Control Course was launched in 2009. It is co-organised by the School of Nursing, the Carol Yu Centre for Infection of HKU's Department of Microbiology, and the Infection Control Team of Queen Mary Hospital.