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Chip on a card would detect COVID-19 antibodies in a minute

Chip on a card would detect COVID-19 antibodies in a minute

January 6, 2021

Researchers in Rochester are developing a “completely new diagnostic platform” that could prove to be a valuable clinical tool for detecting exposure to multiple viruses from a single drop of blood.

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Rochester responds

Rochester responds

December 22, 2020

University of Rochester’s alumni magazine Rochester Review looks back at how our community and campuses responded to unprecedented change during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How to be happier in 2021

How to be happier in 2021

December 18, 2020

Toss out your usual list of New Year’s resolutions and do things that make the world a better place, says a Rochester expert on motivation and well-being.

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COVID-19 is forcing state and local governments to prioritize financial obligations

COVID-19 is forcing state and local governments to prioritize financial obligations

December 18, 2020

Those worst off will likely have to borrow money and then decide which obligations to pay right away and which to delay, says a Rochester economist.

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Newly approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrives at Rochester

Newly approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrives at Rochester

December 15, 2020

Researchers and volunteers in Rochester have been involved in the testing of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine since May. The vaccine study can trace its roots back to decades of research conducted at Rochester.

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COVID-19 vaccine: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

COVID-19 vaccine: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

December 14, 2020

RNA research at the University of Rochester provides an important foundation for developing antiviral drugs, vaccines, and other therapeutics to disrupt the global spread of coronavirus.

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Early signs indicate coronavirus vaccine is effective

Early signs indicate coronavirus vaccine is effective

November 9, 2020

An interim analysis of study data from a coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech indicates that the vaccine is highly effective in preventing COVID-19. Researchers and volunteers in Rochester have been involved in the testing of the vaccine since May, when the first human studies were launched, and technologies used in the development of the vaccine can trace their origins to decades of infectious disease research conducted at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

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Message from Dr. Ralph Manchester on the importance of getting a flu shot this year

Message from Dr. Ralph Manchester on the importance of getting a flu shot this year

October 26, 2020

“For your personal health, flu shots offer the best and safest way to fight and prevent the spread of the illness,” writes Ralph Manchester, vice provost and director of University Health Service.

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Debt relief programs have big return on investment during COVID-19 pandemic

Debt relief programs have big return on investment during COVID-19 pandemic

October 23, 2020

A Rochester economist says the conflict between health priorities and economic policies can create spiraling crises in emerging market nations.

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