This webinar was held by the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM) on 16 September, 2021.
Expert speakers discussed the effect of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns on air pollution, the impact of air pollution on diseases and morbidities including COVID-19, and what is required in terms of global clean air policies and standards. The speakers included:
- Prof. Nino Künzli – Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and University of Basel, Switzerland, and Chair Swiss Federal Commission on Air Hygiene
- Prof. Zorana J. Andersen – Chair of the ERS Environment and Health Committee and Professor in Environmental Epidemiology at the Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
- Prof. Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser – President of ISAM and Professor in Bio-Nanomaterials at the Adolphe Merkle Institute, Switzerland