Eight School scientists make Cell Mentor's 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists list
Thirteen Duke scientists, including eight members of the Duke University School of Medicine, appeared in a new list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in the United States. Cell Mentor, a blog and online resource for researchers, composed the list to showcase the contributions Black scientists make to the scientific community.
A New Vaccine to Battle Covid-19
The United States and many parts of the world have now lost control of the Covid-19 pandemic owing to the respiratory spread of SARS-CoV-2 and to inconsistent adherence to effective public health measures, including wearing masks and maintaining social distancing. Persons infected with SARS-CoV-2 are frequently asymptomatic, yet they have high respiratory viral loads, and they are major purveyors of viral spread.
Barton Haynes Answers the Essential Questions About the COVID Vaccine
Dr. Barton Haynes talked about the many continuing questions researchers still have about the COVID-19 virus and why Americans should have confidence in the safety and durability of the vaccine.
Duke Human Vaccine Institute-IVQAC IVQAC Laboratory Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists
The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Duke Human Vaccine Inst- IVQAC IVQAC Laboratory, Durham, North Carolina based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP's Accreditation Programs.
Here's what you need to know about getting the Covid-19 vaccine
CNN's Brian Todd reports on what we need to know about the safety, side effects and timelines of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Vaccine Distribution: Opportunities and Pitfalls
The recent, well-publicized success of two COVID-19 vaccines offers a glimmer of hope in a year of darkness for so many. As the U.S. and nations everywhere scramble to figure out the logistics of getting the vaccine out broadly, four Duke experts Thursday discussed the various hurdles involved.
The Duke Human Vaccine Institute's Denny co-authors 'How To' manual for college campuses
Fast, frequent testing for COVID-19 can help stem the spread of the infectious disease on college campuses, according to a new report published by the National Academies on Dec. 1.
Treatments and vaccines will both play vital role in controlling pandemic, Duke expert says
When we talk about the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, we hear a lot about vaccines that may prevent the virus, but researchers are also working on treatments to help people after they are already infected.
Duke University schools the country on how to stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic
Duke University is sometimes referred to as a pretty good knock-off of fancier schools farther north. But while those ivy-clad universities with smart students, prestigious medical schools and big endowments stayed closed this fall, Duke invited its freshmen, sophomores, some upperclassmen and all of its graduate students to its Durham, N.C., campus for largely in-person classes. Now, it’s schooling those sniffier schools on how to reopen safely.
Duke doctor gives insight on COVID-19 vaccine timeline, potential setbacks
Duke's Dr. Tony Moody wears a lot of hats. Under his title, he is the associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases and the Department of Immunology at Duke University School of Medicine and a laboratory director at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute.