What ARE viruses? Join us for a virtual talk by Columbia University professor Dr. Vincent Racaniello, who will explain what viruses are and how they work, followed by a wide-ranging discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic. He will cover the origins of the virus, the disease, how it is diagnosed, and efforts to develop vaccines and antiviral drugs. He will describe a plausible scenario for the end of the pandemic and how future similar outbreaks might be avoided. Presentation will be followed with a Q&A. This program is presented by the San Mateo Public Library's Biotechnology Learning Center. Click link to register. 


  • Occurs Monday, April 19th, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm


Virtual event presented by the San Mateo Public Library

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San Mateo, CA 94402

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