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[WEBINAR] COVID-19 Clinical Update with Professor David Wilkinson (Week 8)

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In this webinar, Professor David Wilkinson provides an informed clinical update and advice for doctors in our ongoing series on COVID-19.

Prof Wilkinson is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University, as well as a general practitioner, public health medicine specialist and epidemiologist. He gathers details every day from resources available to few, so that he can put together a presentation that is unique from any other COVID-19 information out there.

Some of the topics covered in this webinar include:

  • A comprehensive update on the epidemic in Australia
  • COVIDSafe app security considerations
  • Important resources such as COVID-19 Research Explorer and Safe Work Australia
  • The path out of isolation
  • The challenges associated with moving from the health crisis to economic recovery
  • How can we prevent another health crisis?

We are here to support medical professionals facing these challenging circumstances. Each week, we will hold two webinars + Q&A with expert guidance to assist you in navigating this evolving international public health situation from a clinical and business point of view.

Watch the full webinar recording now:

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Questions addressed by Professor Wilkinson during the webinar:

  • If we are contacted via the app, does it mean we must self isolate? Supposing the contact was with a patient and we were wearing PPE?
  • COVIDSafe (Australian digital tracing) appears to be a valid tool and an important part of the strategy, so its take-up in a select subpopulation such as all registrants and participants of an education course event could be the caveat in allowing the congregate to take place, then?
  • How is an asymptomatic case traced with the app?
  • If Singapore had a blind spot such as the migrant worker population, where would Australia have its blind spot?
  • How can we be sure that the government will use this app for tracking COVID-19 purposes only?

2 comments on “[WEBINAR] COVID-19 Clinical Update with Professor David Wilkinson (Week 8)

  1. Hi David, Just wondering where you got that graph you showed at the beginning of the presentation with the 5 day running average over the location-based outbreaks? Thanks so much.

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