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Margolis Elected Fellow to the American Association for the Advancement of Science

January 26, 2022

David Margolis, MD, Sarah Graham Keenan Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology, Epidemiology, has been elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The prestigious honor recognizes distinguished contributions to the field of virology, particularly for making key discoveries on the mechanisms of HIV latency and devising new strategies to … Continued

Fading Hope of Herd Immunity, Omicron May Be Nearing Peak, and Vaccines On the Way–Do We Need Them? Dr. David Wohl Discusses These Topics In News the Week of January 14 – January 20

January 24, 2022

David Wohl, MD, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, was a featured expert in the following news stories about COVID, the week of January 14 – January 20. How Omicron Highlights Fading Hope of Herd Immunity from COVID – (KSFO-AM) May be nearing Omicron peak, UNC doctor says; so what’s next? – … Continued

Increased COVID Hospitalization Numbers May Not Tell Full Story, When to Get a COVID Test, How to Treat Your Results, and Don’t Try to Get COVID On Purpose

January 13, 2022

During the week of January 7 – January 13, infectious disease experts from the Department of Medicine were featured in the following news stories. If you caught Covid-19 over the holidays, here’s what you need to know – Dr. David Wohl (CNN) Coronavirus omicron updates: Here’s what to know in North Carolina on Jan. 7 – Dr. David … Continued

‘Silver Lining’ of Omicron: More Hospital Patients But Fewer in Intensive Care, and Other COVID News Featuring Infectious Diseases Experts the Week of December 31 – January 6.

January 11, 2022

The following clickable headlines link directly to outside media outlets, which feature UNC Department of Medicine faculty during the week of December 31, 2021 – January 6, 2022.  The ‘silver lining’ of omicron: More hospital patients but fewer in intensive care – Dr. David Wohl (The News & Observer) Health experts stress the best protection depends … Continued