Watch the webcast of the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) Special Session on COVID-19, held March 10, 2020.

This session presented state-of-the-art information on what is known about the 2019-novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and its causative pathogen, SARS-CoV-2. It focused on the epidemiology and efforts in China; the global epidemiology and effort to control the outbreak; the virology of coronaviruses overall, molecular aspects of transmission to humans, and pathogenesis in mice models and parallels in humans; and the NIAID/NIH efforts to study novel coronaviruses and develop diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines.

Zunyou Wu, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
15-minute live video update from China

John T. Brooks, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
15-minute update

Ralph S. Baric, University of North Carolina
25-minute lecture

Anthony S. Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
15-minute recorded update for CROI attendees

Watch the webcast here: