Madison Hopkins

Madison Hopkins (23C) is a quantitative sciences and creative writing major from Charlotte, North Carolina. She is interested in pursuing biology research and volunteers as an assistant in the Gerardo lab at Emory. In her free time, she enjoys reading and writing fantasy and science fiction.

University Plans Ahead; Case Numbers Remain Low

Emory University has not yet announced whether COVID-19 vaccines will be required for students, faculty and staff returning to campus in the fall 2021 semester. If they are, the process will likely parallel the one in place for other required vaccinations, said Associate Vice President and Executive Director of COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. [...]

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Emory Experts Address Common COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

The Emory University community is preparing to return to more normal activities as students continue to be vaccinated and the University loosens gathering restrictions. The Wheel compiled information from Emory health experts about immunity, safe activities for those who have been vaccinated and the difference between available vaccines. Students can sign up for their vaccine [...]

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Emory Vaccinates Nearly 1,000 Students Over Weekend

Emory Healthcare vaccinated about 1,000 students and many staff and faculty members, on March 27, the first Saturday since Georgia opened vaccine eligibility to everyone age 16 and older. “We tried to really prioritize and support them getting in to vaccinate as soon as possible,” said Associate Vice President and Executive Director of COVID-19 Response [...]

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Georgia Expands Vaccine Eligibility, Emory Sports to Resume Competition

Adults aged 55 and older, “individuals with disabilities” and those 16 and older with “medical conditions that increase their risk of severe illness” became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in Georgia on March 15, according to the Georgia Department of Health. This group likely includes “a few thousand” members of the Emory community, Associate Vice [...]

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