On Thursday, October 8, 2020, the Institut Pasteur in Paris organized an exceptional digital conference to review 10 months of mobilization against Covid-19, a force still in action for global health. Four experts from the Institut Pasteur were present to talk about the epidemic, tests, treatments, vaccines, scientific modelling, and answer questions from Internet users. This conference is available (in French) on the Youtube channel of the Institut Pasteur.
Find in this video the following four presentations (all in French):
- Chronological review of the Covid-19 pandemic (epidemiological angle): a presentation by Arnaud Fontanet, director of the Global Health Department at the Institut Pasteur (Paris) and professor at the CNAM (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, a doctoral degree-granting higher education establishment).
- Review of the role of the national reference center (CNR in French), a presentation by Sylvie van der Werf, head of the CNR for respiratory infection viruses at the Institut Pasteur (Paris).
- Mobilization of the Institut Pasteur and the International Network of Instituts Pateur (RIIP), a presentation by Christophe d'Enfert, Scientific Director of the Institut Pasteur (Paris).
- Evolution and epidemiological projections, a presentation by Simon Cauchemez, head of the Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases Unit at the Institut Pasteur (Paris).
And a series of questions and answers poached by Internet users.
This study is part of the priority scientific area Emerging infectious diseases of the Institut Pasteur's strategic plan for 2019-2023.