In this episode 2 of IMN Debates, we are talking all things Covid-19 with Ivor Cummins BE(Chem) CEng MIEI PMP. Ivor completed a Biochemical Engineering degree in 1990. He has since spent 30 years in corporate technical leadership positions. His career specialty has been leading large worldwide teams in complex problem-solving activity.


What is the virus?

Are lockdowns useful for controlling the virus? Have the politicians got it right?

Who are NPHET?

In episode 1, we chat with Professor Sam McConkey. Sam is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of International Health and Tropical Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He is also a Consultant in General Medicine, Tropical Medicine, and Infectious Diseases at Beaumont Hospital Dublin, and Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda both in Ireland. He is Deputy Dean at RCSI for International Curriculum development and co-leads the vertical theme Population Health and Healthcare Delivery. Explain what a virus is. How is Covid different from the common cold? Vaccinations.