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03/22/2021

Free access for everyone - March 29, 2021

Do not forget to sign up for the next COVID-19 webinar “SARS-CoV-2 variants in South Africa and elsewhere”. This webinar will be presented by Penny Moore, Karin van den Berg and Marion Vermeulen.

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Date: March 29, 2021
Time: 03:00 PM CEST

This open-access COVID-19 webinar will include 3 talks:
1. Prof Penny Moore – SARS-CoV-2 variants in South Africa and elsewhere – why the concern?
2. Dr Karin van den Berg – Blood supply and utilization during COVID-19
3. Dr Marion Vermeulen – anti-SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in South African Blood donors

Aim of the webinar:
The aim of the webinar is to highlight the immunological mechanisms that cause the 501Y.V2 variant to escape neutralization by the Wild Type virus and to describe ongoing covid-19 research taking place at the South African Blood services

 It may be beneficial to read this publication: SARS-CoV-2 501Y.V2 escapes neutralization by South African COVID-19 donor plasma – Wibmer et al. Nature Medicine, 2021

Level of education required (1-5):
3-5

Prior knowledge required:
An understanding of basic immunology. It may be beneficial to read this publication: SARS-CoV-2 501Y.V2 escapes neutralization by South African COVID-19 donor plasma – Wibmer et al. Nature Medicine, 2021

Target audience:
Transfusion practitioners

ISBT members have received the invitation in their inbox. You can find the recordings of previous webinars on ISBT Education.