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AstraZeneca COVID vaccine 100% effective at preventing severe disease

AstraZeneca COVID vaccine 100% effective at preventing severe disease

March 22, 2021

Since last July, the University of Rochester Medical Center has been a leader in the US national clinical trials for the COVID vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford.

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Medical Center to participate in pediatric COVID vaccine trials

Medical Center to participate in pediatric COVID vaccine trials

March 20, 2021

The Medical Center will take part in a phase 2/3 vaccine trial in collaboration with Moderna to test the COVID-19 vaccine in healthy children aged 6 months to 12 years.

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University community marks COVID-19’s one-year anniversary

University community marks COVID-19’s one-year anniversary

March 9, 2021

Moment of silence and other activities mark the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways in which the University community responded

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New coronavirus vaccine study seeks to ‘boost’ immune response

New coronavirus vaccine study seeks to ‘boost’ immune response

February 26, 2021

A new clinical trial will evaluate the safety and efficacy of a third dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

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Republican and Democratic voters agree on one thing—the need for generous COVID-19 relief

Republican and Democratic voters agree on one thing—the need for generous COVID-19 relief

February 26, 2021

The latest Bright Line Watch survey finds that voters support COVID-19 relief spending, but partisan divides remain over the election and impeachment.

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University leaders share updates for staff

University leaders share updates for staff

February 16, 2021

The Genesee Staff Council invited President Sarah Mangelsdorf and other University leaders to share updates on the institution’s finances, the Career Path Modernization project, campus COVID-19 cases, efforts to vaccinate eligible staff, and other topics.

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New study suggests mother’s milk may help fight COVID-19

New study suggests mother’s milk may help fight COVID-19

February 12, 2021

Medical Center researchers find that breastfeeding women with COVID-19 do not transmit the virus through their milk, but do confer milk-borne antibodies.

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Students serve as public health ambassadors to reinforce pandemic safety measures

Students serve as public health ambassadors to reinforce pandemic safety measures

February 4, 2021

Rochester students volunteer to serve as public health ambassadors to help raise awareness among their peers about campus precautions and procedures to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

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Rochester responds

Rochester responds

January 31, 2021

The University’s magazine, Rochester Review, spotlights the many ways our community responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Staff and volunteers help ease students into quarantine housing

Staff and volunteers help ease students into quarantine housing

January 28, 2021

Staff and volunteers provide welcome bags, peer support, and food delivery to students in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19.

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