The British Society for Immunology rapidly convened a taskforce on Immunology and COVID-19 to collate and review what is currently known about various topics relating to COVID-19 immunity, and to identify immunology research priorities in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
This expert taskforce compiled a new briefing note with the recent evidence on ageing and COVID-19.
Journalists dialled in to this briefing to hear three of the taskforce experts discuss their report and issues including:
Professor Deborah Dunn-Walters, Chair of British Society for Immunology taskforce on Immunology and COVID-19, Professor of Immunology, Lifelong Health Research Theme Lead, University of Surrey
Professor Arne Akbar, President of the British Society for Immunology and Professor of Immunology at University College London
Professor Peter Openshaw, Professor of Experimental Medicine at Imperial College London