coronavirus

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Pitt will host vaccine clinics at the Petersen Events Center in the upcoming weeks and volunteers are needed to help the process run smoothly. Learn more about how to enroll as a volunteer.
Riley and Todd Wolynn standing in front of a body of water
Undergrad Riley Wolynn and her father Todd Wolynn (MED '92) teamed up to study misinformation surrounding vaccines online.
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What can vaccine proponents, clinicians and public health communicators learn from anti-vaxxers? A lot, say Pitt researchers. See what they suggest.
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On the 66th anniversary of the Salk polio vaccine being declared safe and effective, Pitt premieres a new film, “Chasing Covid,” that draws parallels between that event and Pitt’s current global collaboration on vaccine research.
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Many students and families have been looking forward to celebrating their academic achievements at in-person commencement ceremonies this year. You can help make it happen.
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Pitt is one of 15 sites that will survey area residents to learn who has antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 and who is carrying the virus at the time of the test.
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And why do we need to do more of it to track coronavirus variants and end the pandemic? Pitt’s Alexander Sundermann, Lee Harison and Vaughn Cooper explain in The Conversation.
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A study co-led by Pitt’s Amin Rahimian found that people are more likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine if they’re told that others are.
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They came in with the total solar eclipse and went out with a pandemic. The School of Medicine’s Class of 2021 was tested like no other—which made their residency match on Friday, March 19, all the more rewarding.