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Fear of “Poison”: Introduction to Threat of “Virus” to Humans”

Fear of “Poison”: Introduction to Threat of “Virus” to Humans

Date & Time: 4 December 2020 (video available for viewing)
Speaker: Dr. LI Xiaoyi Benjamin (Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization, Adjunct Professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Organiser: Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Public Libraries and the Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization
Remarks: Conducted in Cantonese.
Enquiry Telephone Number: 2921 0335

The speaker will provide the audience an in-depth and easy-to-comprehend introduction to threat of viruses to human lives from the perspective of biotechnology.

Our knowledge of viruses is still badly inadequate while modern medical biotechnology and scientific knowledge are advancing by leaps and bounds. Humans are making progress, whereas viruses are constantly mutating and adapting. Nowadays, with frequent global interchanges and dense urban populations, the threat of viruses to humans will only become more frequent and more difficult to prevent.

It is expected that the talk would enhance audience’s understanding in how the modern biotechnology and medical advancements contribute to therapy for diseases caused by viruses and other new medical treatments of viral infections.