The National Institutes of Health has cataloged more than 280 clinical trials and observational studies in the U.S. that target COVID-19. This includes anti-viral drug development and testing at UNC led by Ralph Baric, quoted in this AAMC story on … Continued
Recent data shows that minorities are more at risk for contracting COVID-19 and experiencing poor health outcomes. To understand this, Kia Caldwell — a professor in the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora studies — explores how racial disparities, social determinants of health, and health policy determine pandemic outcomes.
From mid-February to early April, as U.S. jobs and schooling moved online, daily internet usage per household increased by 31 percent. UNC economics professor Jonathan Williams studies how providers have handled this flux and how different demographics have adapted to these education and work transitions.
Mexican adults are consuming fewer sugary soft drinks three years after the country implemented a tax on the beverages, according to a newly published study co-authored by Shu Wen Ng, an associate professor at the UNC Gillings School of Global … Continued