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Model Shows Covid Spread Slowing if these two conditions are met.

2021-09-29 Model shows COVID spread slowing this winter if these two important conditions are met :: New projections from an epidemiologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill paint a positive picture of herd immunity and fewer COVID-19 cases through the coming winter.

On the Record: What’s next in the coronavirus pandemic? ::

2021-08-10 We are living in the pandemic that won’t go away, and the upswing in Delta variant COVID-19 is a gut punch for people who thought we were turning a corner. Masks are coming back. Vaccines protect …

$15 million NC project launching soon to track COVID-19 variants.


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) — COVID-19 cases have more than tripled since the beginning of the month in North Carolina. Since the beginning of July, 38 percent of coronavirus samples in North Carolina that were tested for the Delta variant came back positive for it. A $15 million program is launching in North Carolina to … Read more

COVID-19: Our Work in the News


Our work in COVID-19 research has been featured in multiple news reports and interviews with Dr. Dirk Dittmer: 2021, July 20: $15 million NC project launching soon to track COVID-19 variants by Bridget Chapman with CBS17 2021, July 19:  The sequencing study was also picked up by DeJuan Hoggard with ABC. 2021, Feb 9: Interview with Maggie … Read more

Newsflash: Exosomes and Disease Progression


In March of 2018, the website Specialty Pharmacy Times published a commentary article on our manuscript “Nef Secretion into Extracellular Vesicles or Exosomes Is Conserved across Human and Simian Immunodeficiency Viruses.”