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Identifying COVID-19 Testing Bottlenecks

April 07, 2021

A SEAS professor used systems engineering principles to discover how a Maryland COVID-19 testing site could deliver quicker results. 

Aspirin Use May Decrease Ventilation, ICU Admission and Death in COVID-19 Patients

March 25, 2021

GW researchers found that aspirin may have lung-protective effects and reduce in-hospital mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

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COVID-19 Memorial Finds Digital Home

March 08, 2021

CCAS anthropology researchers teamed with a Washington, D.C., artist to digitize a popular COVID-19 memorial.

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Vaccine 101: The Best COVID-19 Vaccine Is the First One You Can Get

March 04, 2021

GW experts discussed the various COVID-19 vaccines approved for emergency use and how to chip away at vaccine hesitancy among your friends and family. 

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GW to Participate in Sanofi COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

February 24, 2021

GW will be a clinical trial site for Sanofi and GSK’s adjuvanted recombinant protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

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Milken Institute SPH Students Participate in National COVID-19 Research Project

February 19, 2021

Public health students document adherence to mask wearing and physical distancing guidelines in their communities.

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Uncovering COVID’s Hidden Tolls

February 01, 2021

In a pair of research initiatives, Sociology professor Antwan Jones is shining a spotlight on the pandemic’s impact on psychological health and housing inequalities.

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GW Researchers Explore COVID-19 Impact through Intramural Funding

January 06, 2021

The COVID-19 Research Fund is helping launch research projects to study COVID-19 across various disciplines.

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GW Plays Essential Role in COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Emergency Use

December 17, 2020

The university served as a clinical trial site for the mRNA vaccine developed by NIH and Moderna, Inc., helping ensure the vaccine was safe and effective for a diverse population.

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Dr. Fauci Tells GW Students to ‘Stick with the Science’

December 17, 2020

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said during an exchange with students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science

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SMPA Professor Will Use Google Gift to Fight Vaccine Misinformation

December 16, 2020

Ethan Porter will study reactions to misinformation in 10 countries with the goal of reducing false beliefs around vaccination.

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Holiday Travel during COVID-19

November 12, 2020

GW experts discuss how to decide whether visiting family and friends during the upcoming holiday season is a good idea.

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The Lab Behind GW’s COVID Testing Program

November 12, 2020

A team of Milken Institute School of Public Health researchers, led by Professor Cindy Liu, ensure GW’s COVID-19 testing provides rapid, consistent and accurate results.

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Q & A: How and Why to Get Your Flu Shot

October 16, 2020

Amita Vyas of the Milken Institute SPH lays out the reasons GW and the CDC are encouraging flu vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Cross-Disciplinary Research to Quantify Evolution, Spread of Misinformation

October 02, 2020

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences researchers were awarded $1.86 million to study how misinformation spreads between groups and across social media platforms.