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Travelers Institute to Host Dr. Ashish Jha for a Discussion on the Global Pandemic

HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 13, 2021-- The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV), will host Ashish K. Jha, M.D., MPH, Dean, Brown University School of Public Health, for a webinar titled “A Hopeful Spring: Vaccine Successes and Outlook” on Wednesday, April 14. Dr. Jha will share his perspective on the global COVID-19 pandemic, including an update on vaccine distribution in the U.S., vaccine hesitancy in the population and the latest virus variants.

“Dr. Jha is a leading voice in health care whose expertise has been at the forefront of discussions related to pandemic preparedness and response,” said Joan Woodward, President of the Travelers Institute and Executive Vice President of Public Policy at Travelers. “We are pleased to have him help address how we can continue to navigate one of the most significant issues affecting our personal and professional lives.”

“After a very difficult year, we can finally look forward to a post-pandemic era where our lives begin to get back to a new and hopefully better normal,” said Jha. “None of this would have been possible without the incredible work of scientists across the globe – it’s a reminder of the benefits of investing in science.”

The webinar, hosted by Woodward, will take place tomorrow at 1 p.m. ET. The event, which is a part of the Travelers Institute’s “Wednesdays with Woodward” series, is free and open to the public. Anyone interested in registering can sign up here.

To learn more about the Travelers Institute or to register for an event, please visit Travelers.com/Travelers-Institute.

About the Travelers Institute

The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc., engages in discussion and analysis of public policy topics of importance to the insurance marketplace and to the financial services industry more broadly. The Travelers Institute draws upon the industry expertise of Travelers’ senior management as well as the technical expertise of many of Travelers’ underwriters, risk managers and other experts to provide information, analysis and solutions to public policymakers and regulators. Travelers is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business. For more information, visit Travelers.com.

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Source: The Travelers Institute