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.

Emory Healthcare CEO Announces Organization has Administered 30,000 COVID-19 Vaccines

Emory Healthcare has delivered around 30,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses, 7,600 of which were given to “University employees, faculty, staff or students,” CEO of Emory Healthcare Jonathan Lewin said at a virtual University town hall on Jan. 21. Emory is still in phase 1A of vaccinations, which prioritizes health care workers, long-term care residents and staff, [...]

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Emory Scientists Predict COVID-19 May Become Another Common Cold

In just a few years, COVID-19 may become a mild, widely circulated disease much like common colds, an analysis led by Emory postdoctoral fellow Jennie Lavine (05C) found. Lavine, alongside Pennsylvania State University Entomology Professor Ottar Bjornstad and Emory Biology Professor Rustom Antia, developed a model to predict the conditions under which an emerging coronavirus [...]

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Emory Healthcare Administers First COVID-19 Vaccines to Frontline Workers

Emory Healthcare vaccinated its first employee against COVID-19 on Thursday afternoon after receiving its first shipment of the vaccine that morning. This marks the beginning of Phase 1 vaccinations for the University, which will include health care workers and long-term care residents. Nicole Baker, a nurse manager at Emory Univeristy Hospital, is the first employee [...]

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COVID-19 Update | 11.14.20

The Wheel publishes updates every Saturday about coronavirus spread within the Emory community, the University’s COVID-19 testing strategy and other related information. The Wheel also tracks on campus cases daily, which can be viewed on our homepage. !function(){"use strict";window.addEventListener("message",(function(a){if(void 0!==a.data["datawrapper-height"])for(var e in a.data["datawrapper-height"]){var t=document.getElementById("datawrapper-chart-"+e)||document.querySelector("iframe[src*='"+e+"']");t&&(t.style.height=a.data["datawrapper-height"][e]+"px")}}))}(); Latest cases The University reported 27 cases this week, setting a [...]

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Emory Study Identifies Autoimmune Reactions in Severe COVID-19 Cases

Patients with severe COVID-19 infections may produce antibodies that attack the body, similar to patients with chronic autoimmune disorders such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, an study posted on Oct. 23 by Emory researchers found. The study, which is still a preprint awaiting peer review, identified forms of these antibodies, called autoantibodies, in 27 of [...]

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