1 Apr 2020
Web Session: Novel Coronavirus - the Next Big Pandemic? Medical and Epidemiological Aspects
A novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) originated in 2019 in Wuhan, China. A new coronavirus not previously identified in humans, the virus causes COVID-19 disease, a highly transmittable disease - primarily via close person-to-person contact - that also displays varied severity and symptoms, challenging attempts to limit its spread. In this web session, Achim Regenauer, Chief Medical Officer of PartnerRe, presents the facts as we know them now, covering the key medical and epidemiological aspects relevant to the insurance industry. After this web session you will gain a clearer picture and understanding of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Organised by the EAA - European Actuarial Academy GmbH.
The web session is open to all interested persons working within the insurance industry.
Technical requirements and test sessionPlease check with your IT department if your firewall and computer settings support web session participation (the programme GoToTraining is used for the web session). Please also make sure that you are joining the web session with a stable internet connection.
On 23 March 10:00 – 10:30 CET, there will be a test session offered to all registered participants to test the software.
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