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Confronting COVID-19

To answer the many puzzling questions about long COVID, researchers at Boston University’s School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center (BMC) are beginning to investigate “post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC),” the medical term used for the array of long COVID symptoms.
Though a key antiviral treatment is still effective, a Rutgers study also finds signs of emerging mutations, indicating urgent need for new drugs.
Two years after the early days of the COVID-19 crisis, a case study examines the successful response and leadership role of the university related to vaccination and the safety of faculty, staff and students
An at-home COVID-19 testing device developed by a University of Kansas professor is another step closer to hitting the market.
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, people hoped that the pandemic would end through ”herd immunity,” a scenario in which most people have antibodies from vaccination or prior infection and the virus slowly stops spreading because there are few new individuals to infect. 
At USC, researchers are advocating for a new approach to predict the chance of infection from Covid-19: combining anonymized cellphone location data with mobility patterns—broad patterns of how people move from place to place.
A tiny, reusable sensing chip developed at University at Buffalo could lead to new point-of-care medical tests.
Experts at University of Oregon determined it's possible to substantially reduce the number of viral particles in the air inside buildings and controlling ventilation, filtration, and humidity should be prioritized to improve building health and safety.
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health were able to accurately predict COVID-19 outbreaks in Connecticut municipalities using anonymous location information from mobile devices, according to a new study published in Science Advances.
A Rutgers study finds patients who repeatedly tested negative but had COVID-19 clinical signs were likely to have COVID-19