COVID-19: All Coverage
UNC School of Information and Library Science researcher Zeynep Tufekci began addressing the pandemic in her writing because of her frustration with the silence she saw surrounding the virus. Now, news outlets continue to turn to her for insights on everything from mask wearing to how the virus is spread.
UNC researchers have developed SaferWays, a web application that relies on anonymous reporting to help students avoid locations that aren’t following social distancing and mask guidelines.
School of Medicine and Gillings School of Global Public Health researchers have found that an orally administered experimental drug — called EIDD-2801 — could serve as an alternative treatment and preventive method for COVID-19 and its virus variants.
Women lost 156,000 jobs in December while men gained 16,000, for a net loss of 140,000 jobs, all represented by women workers — a startling impact of COVID-19 on the service economy. Two Carolina experts shed light on the dire situation.
The number of COVID-19 cases could spike to pre-vaccine levels if people do not continue to follow mask and social distancing guidelines, according to Mehul Patel of the UNC Department of Emergency Medicine in this WRAL interview.
Cynthia Gay, who leads the Moderna clinical trial at Carolina, gives five clear reasons why vaccines are a safe and critical step in ending the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this opinion article featured on CNN, Sachiko Ozawa, a health economist researcher at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, offers five vaccine deployment considerations that could help optimize the nation’s economic recovery.
UNC biomedical engineer Devin Hubbard has a knack for entrepreneurial resourcefulness — a skill that helped him jumpstart the development of an innovative face mask device and create a new startup company.
Researchers at UNC’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Gillings School of Public Health, and Eschelman School of Pharmacy have been studying immunology drugs to fight viruses and viral cancer for years. Now, their work is helping COVID-19 research.
When the NBA restarted its 2019-2020 season with playoffs in a “bubble,” UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health alumni and a current graduate student helped the league protect its players and close out its season successfully with zero cases of COVID-19.