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Community discussion with Sameer H. Ladha, lawyer bioethicist and COVID-19 survivor.

As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum / Peace be upon you!

When Sameer Ladha, Lecturer and Deputy Academic Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program at Columbia University, was diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this year, he almost couldn’t believe it.

He’d been washing his hands and practicing social distancing. But what first presented as a tickle in the throat akin to allergies quickly transformed into a mild cough, chest tightness, and body aches for several weeks. It was confirmed as a positive diagnosis through a test.

Join us for a personal narrative of Sameer’s battle with COVID-19, the disease progression, and what he has ultimately learned from the experience.

Date: Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Time: 8:55 PM

فَإِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ يُسْرًا “So, verily, with every difficulty there is relief.” (Holy Qur’an 94:5)

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