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Q&A: What New COVID-19 Variants Mean For Our Vaccine Options

Over nearly a year of life in a global pandemic, words and phrases like “masking,” “social distancing,” “quarantine” and “herd immunity” have jumped into public conversation and stayed there, shorthand…

Awardees: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. University of Virginia Health System Award

2020 was a year that shone a light on racial inequities ever present in our society, and COVID-19 directed that light more specifically to healthcare disparities. After such a tumultuous…

What we know and don’t know about vaccines at UVA and in Virginia

Amid the global toll of COVID-19, the unprecedented speed of vaccine development has provided a reason for optimism, with the national and local rollout of vaccines a welcome light at…

UVA Community Testing Provides Thousands Of FREE COVID-19 Tests In Charlottesville

Every Tuesday at Mount Zion First African Baptist Church in Charlottesville, a line of cars and people forms, and doctors, nurses and staff, clad in protective equipment, swab each patient,…

Meet Allie Donlan, a UVA Researcher Whose Work Has Changed the COVID-19 Fight

Even as the coronavirus pandemic began to grip the world in late February and early March, University of Virginia Ph.D. student Allie Donlan did not necessarily picture herself working on…