Science and Survival. A focus on SARS-CoV-2 and connections between large-scale risks for life on this planet and opportunities of science to address them


Plenary Session 7-9 October 2020 – The 2020 PAS Plenary is guided by the idea that the role of science is critical for the survival of humanity – in view of the COVID-19 crisis probably more so than ever. The program is composed of three virtual sessions (by Zoom).

Session 1: “SARS-CoV-2 & COVID-19 and other infections – scientific insights and health policy”

Session 2: “SARS-CoV-2 & COVID-19 – Global health, bio-/digital transformations, and health for all”

Session 3: “SARS-CoV-2 & COVID-19 – Science and the understanding of risks and uncertainties”


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