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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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MILESTONE
Emory medical students celebrate a virtual Match Day
The tearing open of envelopes was replaced by a special email that hit inboxes promptly at noon. On Friday, March 20, 138 Emory medical students received notice of where they will begin their careers as doctors.

 

IMPACT
Emory helps build free online tool to assess COVID-19 risk
Emory doctors have helped create a new online tool, Coronavirus Checker, allowing people everywhere to assess how likely it is that they have contracted the novel coronavirus.

RESOURCES
Get the help you need to make remote learning a success
A new page on Emory’s COVID-19 website provides students with support for adapting to a remote learning format. The information hub includes suggestions for staying connected with professors and other students, ways to access support, FAQs and more.

 

RESEARCH
Emory’s DRIVE, Ridgeback partner to get potential coronavirus drug to clinical trials
Ridgeback Biotherapeutics will license EIDD-2801, a potential drug against coronaviruses, from Emory's DRIVE and take it through clinical trials.

COMMUNITY
EmoryTogether Fund provides financial support for students affected by COVID-19
Undergraduate, graduate and professional students facing financial hardships as a result of COVID-19 can apply for assistance through the new EmoryTogether Fund. Assistance may include help with a range of challenges such as basic needs, educational support needs and family/medical needs.
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TAKE NOTE
 
VitalSource provides free access to e-books for your classes through May 25; log in today
VitalSource provides free access to e-books for your classes through May 25; log in today

Take advantage of many online resources through Emory Libraries
Take advantage of many online resources through Emory Libraries

Here's the latest information about parking permits and transportation services
Here's the latest information about parking permits and transportation services

Use EndNote to organize citations and create bibliographies; intro webinar on April 2
Use EndNote to organize citations and create bibliographies; intro webinar on April 2
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SOAP SAVES LIVES
 
Emory Insider

 

Scientists are rushing to find effective treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 infections worldwide. Meanwhile, social distancing and hygiene are the best defense. Chemist Bill Wuest explains how washing your hands with plain soap and water can destroy the coronavirus.
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EMORY EXPERTS ON COVID-19
 
Why soap, sanitizer and warm water work against COVID-19 and other viruses

 

Why soap, sanitizer and warm water work against COVID-19 and other viruses
March 24 |  Bill Wuest |  CNN

‘Isolation is a big trigger’: Feelings of suicide are amplified amid a pandemic

 

‘Isolation is a big trigger’: Feelings of suicide are amplified amid a pandemic
March 23 |  Nadine Kaslow |  USA Today

Virus outbreak means (mis)information overload: How to cope

 

Virus outbreak means (mis)information overload: How to cope
March 22 |  Ruth Parker |  Associated Press

With the coronavirus restrictions, can I travel by car?

 

With the coronavirus restrictions, can I travel by car?
March 21 |  Rachel Patzer |  New York Times

Doctors made a tool to help decide what to do if you have coronavirus-like symptoms

 

Doctors made a tool to help decide what to do if you have coronavirus-like symptoms
March 20 |  Alexander P. Isakov and David Wright |  ABC News
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