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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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RESEARCH
Emory joins NIH-sponsored coronavirus vaccine study
Emory’s Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit is participating in a clinical trial testing a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19, the first such vaccine to be tested in the United States.

 

COMMUNITY
Hawks and State Farm support Atlanta’s health care heroes
The Hawks Foundation and State Farm are providing support to deliver meals to workers treating COVID-19 patients at Emory Healthcare. The multi-week program also will bolster Atlanta's restaurant community.

 

SCIENCE
Experts raise alarm for great apes amid COVID-19 pandemic
Primate experts warn that the global human health emergency of COVID-19 also threatens our closest living relatives — endangered great apes — because of susceptibility to human respiratory diseases.

 

ACTIVITIES
‘Carlos from Home’ helps people engage with art in new ways
Enjoy the Michael C. Carlos Museum from the comfort of home during this time of social distancing. A new page on the Carlos website features activities, videos, podcasts and more related to the museum’s exhibits. New content is added weekly, including activities for children.

COMMITMENT
All hands on deck: Welcoming Oxford students to Atlanta
Staff at Oxford College come together to help students who can’t return home for remote learning transition to living on Emory’s Atlanta campus.
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COVID-19 Q&A
 
Emory Insider

 

Infectious disease expert Carlos del Rio will answer more questions related to COVID-19 during Emory's next Facebook Live event on Wednesday, April 1, at noon. Watch it and share to help educate others.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Rollins School of Public Health earns accreditation through July 2027
Rollins School of Public Health earns accreditation through July 2027

Get up-to-the-minute alerts about campus transportation
Get up-to-the-minute alerts about campus transportation

Faculty: Join CFDE for Zoom meetings every Friday about maintaining community and connections online
Faculty: Join CFDE for Zoom meetings every Friday about maintaining community and connections online

April 1 IDAS seminar on 'Population Ecology Meets Darwinian Medicine' moves to Zoom
April 1 IDAS seminar on 'Population Ecology Meets Darwinian Medicine' moves to Zoom
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EMORY EXPERTS ON COVID-19
 
Restaurants find hope in delivering donated meals to hospitals

 

Restaurants find hope in delivering donated meals to hospitals
March 30 |  Bryce Gartland |  New York Times

Why some people can't avoid mass gathering — detention

 

Why some people can't avoid mass gathering — detention
March 29 |  Amy Zeidan |  The Hill

New York’s bioethics experts prepare for a wave of difficult decisions

 

New York’s bioethics experts prepare for a wave of difficult decisions
March 28 |  Paul Root Wolpe |  Washington Post

The COVID-19 culprit is us, not pangolins

 

The COVID-19 culprit is us, not pangolins
March 27 |  Robert F. Breiman |  CNN

Atlanta Hawks and State Farm help provide meals for Emory Healthcare workers

 

Atlanta Hawks and State Farm help provide meals for Emory Healthcare workers
March 27 |  Jonathan S. Lewin |  Sports Illustrated
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