Special Coverage of COVID-19
Cleaning is removing visible dirt, while disinfecting uses specific products to kill invisible viruses on surfaces.
UNC researchers are doing their part in the fight against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Ralph Baric, an epidemiologist in the Gillings School of Global Public health, heads a lab testing a broad spectrum antiviral drug called remdesivir.
UNC’s Phillip Clapp and the team at the UNC Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma, and Lung Biology are measuring the effectiveness of different masks in filtering air particles.