COVID-19

20 March 2020

Foreign Journalists in Mainland; Covid-19 in Asia and Europe

In the programme, Dr Nicholas Thomas, Associate Professor from City University’s Department of Asian and International Studies, talked about how different countries in Asia and Europe are handling the COVID-19 situation.
6 May 2020

Duterte’s ‘shoot-them-all’ approach to Covid-19 threatens his legacy as poor suffer in the Philippines

Professor Mark R THOMPSON of CityU's Department of Asian and International Studies comments on Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's handling of COVID-19 in the Philippines.
3 August 2020

How can study of social sciences and humanities help overcome global crises such as Covid-19 pandemic?

Professor Richard M Walker, Dean of CityU's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, says experts in social sciences and humanities matter in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
21 September 2020

Reconstruction of Transmission Pairs for novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in mainland China : Estimation of Super-spreading Events, Serial Interval, and Hazard of Infection

Knowledge on the epidemiological features and transmission patterns of COVID-19 is accumulating. Detailed line-list data with household settings can advance the understanding of COVID-19 transmission dynamics.
7 October 2020

媒體在流行病爆發事件中的干預作用 : 基於傳染病模型理論和新型冠狀病毒疫情案例的分析

本文從流行病傳播動力學的角度,探討媒體在應對突發公共衛生事件中的干預作用,認為在應對以突發公共衛生事件為代表的社會危機時,媒體需要在科學的指導下開展工作,才能精准地發揮公共影響力,產生正面的干預效果。
10 February 2021

One Health Seminar – Global Responses to COVID-19

Date 26 February 2021 (Friday) Time 8pm (HKT) / 12nn (GMT) / 7am (EST) Format Conducted via Zoom Register Click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. Topics & Speakers 1) China’s Public Health Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak, Huang Yanzhong (Council on Foreign Relations, USA) 2) COVID-19 and China’s Belt and Road Diplomacy in Eurasia, Elizabeth Wishnick (Montclair University, USA) 3) The Securitization of COVID-19 and The Myth of the Authoritarian Advantage in Infectious Disease Control, Catherine Yuk-ping Lo (University College Maastricht, Netherlands) 4) COVID19: A Lens into the Past and Future of Health Security in Africa, Anne Roemer-Mahler (University of Sussex, UK) | Lewis Husain (Institute of Development Studies, UK) Adamu Addissie (Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia) | Yisambi Mwanshemele (EngenderHealth, Tanzania) Enquiries +852-3442-2849 / OH.seminar@cityu.edu.hk Click here for Event Poster
24 February 2021

越年輕越高學歷越唔會打針 城大調查:因唔信政府向疫苗say no (Chinese Version Only)

城大一項由媒體與傳播系講座教授黃懿慧進行的調查顯示,逾4成有大學程度或以上人士表明「唔打針」,亦發現對政府不信任是拒打針的關鍵。
24 February 2021

Investigating Hong Kong Nurses’ Intention to Take Vaccines

Dr Ben LI Kin-kit and his collaborators conducted a study to investigate Hong Kong nurses’ influenza vaccine uptake rate, their intention to have COVID-19 vaccine and the psychological underpinnings of their vaccine hesitancy.
25 February 2021

Background and trust in government affect citizens’ willingness to receive COVID-19 vaccines

A research team led by Professor Christine HUANG Yihui, Chair Professor of Communication and Media, conducted a poll to find out citizens’ willingness to get vaccinated and any correlation between their tendencies and backgrounds.