Simón Bolívar Foundation organizes videoconference "Shock medicine against COVID-19"
In this videoconference, a panel of doctors share experiences and lessons learned in Spain and the United States on
the novel coronavirus with more than 300 representatives of the health sector in Venezuela, allowing the Venezuelan
medical community to be better prepared to face this pandemic.
Dr. Julio Castro
Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine, Universidad Central de Venezuela. Member of the Venezuelan Society of Infectious Diseases and professor at the Institute of Tropical Medicine at the Central University of Venezuela. Presidential Commissioner for the COVIT-19 Emergency.
Dr. Hipólito García
Internal Medicine, Intensive Therapy, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Emergency Specialist, living in Spain.
Dr. Carlos Torres
Infectology, Universidad Central de Venezuela. Emergency Specialist, living in the United States.
Dr. Cristina Epalza
Pediatric Infectologist, University Hospital October 12, Madrid, Universidad Complutense, living in Spain.
Dr. Vicente Estrada
Head of Infectology, Hospital Clínico San Carlos de Madrid.
Video available only in Spanish
Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed in these discussions and any presentation are only those of the
presenter, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of (nor are they endorsed by) the organization where the
presenter works, the organizer of this conference, the Simón Bolívar Foundation or CITGO Petroleum Corporation.
These discussions and presentations are for general information purposes only. They are not intended to constitute
legal advice or a recommended course of action in any situation. Each recipient should consult an independent
advisor before making any decision or taking any action related to the information provided during this meeting.