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COVID-19

four young adults of different racial backgrounds stand together wearing masks that cover their nose and mouth.

Nov 20, 2023

Why the COVID Pandemic Hit Non-White Americans the Hardest

There was a stark difference in the percentage of non-white Americans who died in the first year of the COVID pandemic compared to white Americans. A new book explains why. 

boy receives a vaccine shot from a woman

Mar 6, 2023

COVID Fears and Long-Term Planning Play Key Roles in Vaccine Hesitancy

A key variable in vaccine hesitancy is a psychological trait called proactive coping, which refers to a person’s tendency to think about and plan for the future. 

plastic model of human lungs

Feb 9, 2023

Inhalable ‘SHIELD’ Protects Lungs Against COVID-19, Flu Viruses

Researchers develop an inhalable powder that could protect lungs and airways from viral invasion. 

A graphic shows the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Graphic by the CDC.

Jan 11, 2023

Researchers Fix ‘Fundamental Flaw,’ Improving Pandemic Prediction Model

By modifying an existing pandemic model, researchers substantially improved its accuracy in predicting disease spread. 

Two employees sit at check-in tables and make wolfie signs at a vaccination clinic

Sep 29, 2022

Campus Health Continues to Protect the Pack with Testing, Vaccines and Boosters

When and where does COVID-19 testing take place? What vaccines are available and where can you get them? Keep reading for answers! 

people of many races walk along a crowded street. some of them are wearing masks.

Sep 20, 2022

Why Are We Seeing So Many Public Health Challenges? And What Can We Do About It?

From polio to scarlet fever, the world is seeing an increase in public health challenges. Why? 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Jul 5, 2022

Inhalable COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promise in Rodent Model

Inhalable, shelf-stable COVID-19 vaccine could address challenges of vaccine storage and administration. 

rows of vials containing covid-19 vaccine

Apr 1, 2022

Researchers Roll Out Data on COVID Vaccine Distribution and Waste

The researchers hope others can use the data to improve vaccination efforts in the future. 

group of people silhouetted against a sunrise

Mar 24, 2022

How Do We Know When the Pandemic is Over? And What Will ‘Normal’ Be Like?

And have our experiences with COVID improved our ability to deal with other diseases? 

a crowd of people walk down the street wearing masks

Mar 23, 2022

What Does ‘Endemic’ Mean? And Can Omicron End the Pandemic?

Does it matter if COVID becomes endemic? And what does that even mean, anyway? 

hand wearing a nitrile glove is holding a vial of vaccine

Mar 16, 2022

Which COVID Vaccines Have Full Approval? When Could We See Vaccines for the Youngest Kids?

And are there any new vaccines forthcoming? 

A kayaker and a stand up paddler enjoy Lake Raleigh on a summer day.

Mar 10, 2022

How Do You Find Emotional Equilibrium During a Pandemic?

NC State experts discuss emotional regulation and building resilience during a crisis to better understand how we can sustain our emotional equilibrium while supporting those around us. 

A kayaker and a stand up paddler enjoy Lake Raleigh on a summer day.

Mar 10, 2022

¿Cómo encuentra su equilibrio emocional durante una pandemia?

Expertas de NC State hablan de la regulación emocional y la fortaleza durante una crisis para mejor entender cómo mantener nuestro equilibrio emocional mientras apoyamos a quienes nos rodean. 

people walking in the JC Raulston Arboretum

Mar 2, 2022

Thriving Together

NC State employees share their wellness strategies and tips for surviving — and thriving — during difficult times. 

Feb 4, 2022

NC State Dining Rallies to Provide Quarantine Meals for Students

The recent spike in the omicron variant of Covid-19 set an all-new high for students needing quarantine/isolation meals.