The Forum on Thursday hosted it first virtual briefing on the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on Asia, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO).

The speakers included:

Dr. Takeshi Kasai, Regional Director for the Western Pacific, WHO

Tan Hooi Ling, Co-Founder, Grab

Tan Sri Dr. Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria, Executive Director, APEC Secretariat

Warren Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief, The Straits Times and Chairman of Asia News Network

The webinar session was moderated by:

Adrian Monck, Managing Director, World Economic Forum

Here's a roundup of some of the key quotes we tweeted about: