CDC and Global Scientific Agencies to Host 24-Hour COVID-19 Programming

Online event will present unique global perspectives and data on COVID-19

Chasing the Sun feature

Chasing the Sun, a free, online event kicking off IDWeek, is open for registration.  This 24-hour, global event will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. (ET) and conclude on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. (ET).  The list of sessions and speakers are available for review. 

During the event, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other recognized global scientific agencies, non-governmental agencies and infectious diseases organizations will present unique perspectives and data to cover various aspects of COVID-19. Topics will include clinical presentation, treatments, diagnostics, vaccine development, infection control and mitigation strategies and other late breaking issues. Closed captioning in English will be available for this program.

In addition to the CDC, other participating organizations in the Chasing the Sun event include, the American Society of Microbiology, Asociación Panamericana de Infectologia, the Chinese Society of Infectious Diseases, the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and the Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases.

IDWeek is the joint annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the HIV Medical Association (HIVMA), the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS), and the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP).

Registration is required for the free Chase the Sun event. Participation in IDWeek requires registration and a fee. 

For More Information

Visit the updated RSNA COVID-19 Resources webpage for the latest RSNA announcements, radiology research, statements and guidelines, imaging data sets, industry resources, education links for radiology trainees and previous webinars.