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Welcome to Week 1

Welcome to the week, and what you will learn ahead about the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic, viruses, and how these spread.

Welcome to the first week of this course. We hope you are excited about the week of learning ahead!

In this video, Sophie introduces the topics that will be covered throughout the week. Post your comments and let us know what are you expecting for this week.

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