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Tag: COVID-19

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Feb 23, 2021

Study Finds Risk Communication Targeting Younger Adults May Have Biggest Impact

On average, the younger you are, the less you are doing to reduce COVID-19 risk. 

Feb 18, 2021

Volunteers Needed to Support COVID-19 Testing Efforts

The university's COVID-19 Resource Team needs faculty and staff volunteers to support testing centers and the quarantine and isolation program. 

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Feb 16, 2021

Four-University Study Focuses on Student Well-Being During the Pandemic

The study focuses on mental, emotional and physical health, in order to determine how universities can better support their students. 

Electron microscope image of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Feb 9, 2021

Bidirectional Contact Tracing Could Have a Dramatic Impact on COVID-19 Infection Numbers

NC State mathematician Alun Lloyd recently co-authored a study that found bidirectional contact tracing is twice as effective as forward tracing, the contact tracing method currently in use. 

Feb 5, 2021

NC State Alumnus Leads Development of the First Rapid At-Home Test-Kit for COVID-19

Frankie Myers, director of engineering at Lucira Health, led the design and development of the first at-home rapid COVID-19 test kit. 

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Feb 4, 2021

Are COVID-Sniffing Dogs the New Tool in Helping Detect the Virus?

Toxicology Professor David Dorman talks about how dogs are able to detect the virus and where this may be useful. 

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Jan 27, 2021

Answering the Call

Faculty member Lisa Chang — who is also a registered pharmacist — helps administer the COVID-19 vaccine across North Carolina. 

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Jan 25, 2021

Finding Your Wolfpack: Wellness and Recreation

The Wellness and Recreation team shares tips about caring for your whole self — and making the most of this semester's wellness days. 

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Jan 21, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Vaccination Rates and New Mutations of the Virus

Let's talk about mutations to the virus that causes COVID-19. 

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Jan 12, 2021

Study Finds Risk Factors Linked to COVID-19 Mental Health Impacts for College Students

A study of students at seven U.S. universities identified risk factors for greater mental health impacts linked to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Jan 10, 2021

When It Comes to COVID-19 Vaccines, We Know a Lot

Experts at NC State answer common questions about the new COVID-19 vaccines, their safety and effectiveness, and the challenges of global distribution. 

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Jan 8, 2021

Behind the Scenes of NC State’s First Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Faculty and staff from across the university came together in 2020 to produce NC State's first virtual commencement ceremony. 

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Jan 7, 2021

Tapping into Behavioral Research to Promote COVID-19 Vaccination

Experts lay out a dozen strategies for promoting vaccination. 

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Jan 7, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Do I Need One Dose or Two?

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines has been slower than many people were hoping for. And that has led to various suggestions on ways that governments should modify the plan for getting people vaccinated. The variety of suggestions being put forward can be pretty confusing. Some are calling for everyone to get just one dose… 

Jan 6, 2021

The COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain: Potential Problems and Bottlenecks

How the vaccine rollout is highlighting the fragility of the medical supply chain.