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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? 

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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. 

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Jan 24, 2022

How Easy Is It to Update COVID Vaccines to Tackle New Variants?

How quickly can we modify COVID-19 vaccines to tackle any new variants that arise? 

vials of covid-19 vaccine sit on a counter

Jan 24, 2022

¿Qué tan fácil es actualizar la vacuna contra nuevas variantes del COVID-19?

¿Qué tan rápido podemos modificar la vacuna contra COVID-19 para atacar las nuevas variantes emergentes? 

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Jan 7, 2022

Is ‘Flurona’ Even a Real Thing? What’s That All About?

TL;DR: Not really. 

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Dec 1, 2021

What Is the Omicron Variant of COVID-19? And What Do We Know About It?

There's still a lot we don't know. But here's what we do know. 

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Sep 20, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Do I Have a Moral Obligation to Wear a Mask or Get Vaccinated?

What are our moral obligations in the face of COVID-19? 

cluster of bottles containing covid-19 vaccine sit on a white counter

Sep 13, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Are mRNA Vaccines Going to Replace Other Vaccines?

There are many reasons mRNA vaccines are unlikely to replace other technologies any time soon. 

hand in a latex gloves holds a vial of covid-19 vaccine

Sep 2, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Are COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Ethical?

What about vaccine mandates? And when can we vaccinate kids? 

a shelf covered with vials of COVID-19 vaccine

Aug 27, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: What Is a Vaccine Booster? And Why Might I Need One?

Yes, vaccines work. And, yes, you might also need a booster shot. 

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Apr 9, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Which Vaccine Should I Get? Does It Matter?

You have vaccine questions. We have answers. 

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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 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.