IGHS COVID-19 Series - Masking in COVID-19: Transmission, severity of disease & immunity

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Masking in COVID-19: Transmission, severity of disease & immunity with Dr. Monica Gandhi 

Zoom link; password 076810


  • Jaime Sepulveda, MD, DSc, MPH
    Executive Director, Institute for Global Health Sciences


  • Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH 
    Professor; Director UCSF Center for AIDS Research; Medical Director, Ward 86 HIV Clinic; Associate Chief, Division of HIV, ID and Global Medicine, UCSF

Dr, Gandhi will discuss the effects of facial masking on pandemic control, with a focus on transmission and protection. She will explore the data on facial masking for prevention of transmission and perhaps reduction of the severity of disease in the context of COVID-19. 

Presentation followed by moderated Q&A

The New England Journal of Medicine article by Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH, and George Rutherford, MD 

Watch previous sessions here: https://globalhealthsciences.ucsf.edu/covid-19/ighs-covid-19-series