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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: Prof. Zhang Wenhong and Nobel laureates talk coronavirus in winter诺奖大咖对话张文宏谈全球抗疫” – below is their description.
The third World Laureates Forum is on in Shanghai, drawing nearly 140 top scientists worldwide, including winners of Nobel Prize, Turing Award, Fields Medal, Lasker Medical Research Awards and other top scientific awards. CGTN invites Prof. Zhang Wenhong, Nobel laureates and a professor of medicine from University of Oxford, to give his take on how the #COVID19 will pan out globally with winter fast approaching, infectivity of asymptomatic infected persons, and vaccines and medicines. #coronavirusCGTN YouTube Channel
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Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country’s biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises the Pudong district’s futuristic skyline, including 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with distinctive pink spheres. Sprawling Yu Garden has traditional pavilions, towers and ponds.