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    Adimora Comments On Economies Reopening, COVID Spikes

    In the Bloomberg article “We Will Live With the Coronavirus Pandemic Well Into 2021,” Ada Adimora, MD, MPH, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, recognizes that the ability to co-exist with the coronavirus will increasingly depend on how individuals assess risks and make decisions. “I understand there is a perception of the need to balance on these econom … Continued

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    Cohen Co-Authors JAMA Article On Monoclonal Antibodies

    Myron Cohen, MD, associate vice chancellor for global health and medical affairs; the Yeargan-Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology; and director of the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases at UNC-Chapel Hill, co-wrote an article on monoclonal antibodies with colleagues Mary Marovich, MD, and John Mascola, MD, bot … Continued

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    Cohen Participates in National Webinar Series Focused On Learning to Treat COVID-19

    The American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine are sponsoring a webinar series exploring the state of the science surrounding the current outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States and globally, with a focus on the emerging evidence on how to best mitigate its impact. From the UNC Department of Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases, Myron Cohen, M … Continued

  • Young Shows Use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring Reduces Hypoglycemia in Older Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

    Laura Young, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology and metabolism, was UNC’s principal investigator for a six-month clinical trial that shows the use of continuous glucose monitoring reduces serious levels of hypoglycemia compared with standard monitoring by daily use of blood glucose finger-stick test strips. Learn more from the UNC Health and … Continued

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    Cené Addresses Latino Health During Pandemic, Recognizing Need For More Data and More Support

    The News and Observer reported that a survey on coronavirus among Latinos, of corresponding health departments in all of North Carolina’s 100 counties, resulted in data from 46 counties. “Information from the remaining 54 counties was either not provided or health departments did not respond to requests for it,” the story reported. Crystal Wiley Cené, MD, MPH, associate professor … Continued

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    Carson Says NC Is in the Midst of a Slower But Steady Surge of COVID-19 Cases

    A News & Observer article recognizes that the statewide stay-at-home order and other steps that have been take to keep people physically apart has worked to prevent a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases. However, the virus hasn’t gone away.  Shannon Carson, MD, chief of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine says North Carolina is in the midst of a slower, but steady surge o … Continued

  • Richard Boucher

    Boucher Study Featured in Stars and Stripes

    Richard Boucher, MD, and the landmark study he co-authored was featured in Stars and Stripes, demonstrating why it’s important to wear a mask that covers the nose. Read the article here. Boucher is the James C. Moeser Eminent Professor of Medicine in the division of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine.  

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    Sickbert-Bennett Provides Mask Guidance in WRAL Interview

    As Raleigh begins a new order that requires masks be worn in public, Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, MS, associate professor of infectious diseases and director of UNC Medical Center Infection Prevention, reiterated the importance of wearing a mask to curb the possibility of a second wave of infections. “The mask you choose should be comfortable, should be able to cover your nose an … Continued

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    Cohen Featured in 60 Minutes Episode About Reopening Universities in Fall

    Myron Cohen, MD, joined UNC Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz, PhD, and UNC-Chapel Hill student body president Reeves Moseley, in a 60 Minutes segment about  reopening for the fall semester during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Watch the segment here.  Find the UNC-Chapel Hill Roadmap for Fall 2020 here.

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    Boucher Discusses Landmark Coronavirus Study With the News and Observer

    Richard Boucher, MD, the James C. Moeser Eminent Professor of Medicine in the division of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine, talked with the News & Observer about the landmark study he co-authored, finding that the coronavirus infects the cells of in the nose much more easily than those in the throat and lungs. Read the article here.