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Hospitals Turn to Researchers for Mask Efficacy Answers

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.

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New App Gives Mental Health Support to Front-Line Workers

UNC anesthesiology professor and ER doctor Samuel McLean has developed an app called Heroes Health, offering health care workers on the front lines of the pandemic access to mental health assessments and resources.

a female health care worker inserts a swab in a car passenger's nose to test for COVID-19

UNC Participates in Study on Antimalarial Drug to Prevent COVID-19

A UNC team is conducting a randomized clinical trial on the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine — a drug used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis — in preventing novel coronavirus infections in U.S. health care workers.