Category: Science & Research

University holds off on requiring second booster vaccine, discusses future policies

Emory University is currently not requiring the updated COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccine, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization on Aug. 31, Chief Resilience Officer Amir St. Clair wrote in an email to the Wheel. However, he noted that Emory strongly recommends students follow public health guidance to best protect [...]

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A new epidemic: The lasting effect of COVID-19 on young adults’ mental health

With the COVID-19 pandemic in its third year, researchers are unraveling a new epidemic in children and young adults — increased rates of depression and anxiety. Emory University experts — including Nadine Kaslow, professor and vice chair of the Emory University School of Medicine’s department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and former president of the [...]

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Georgia monkeypox cases rank fifth in United States

The Emory University Hope Clinic hosted the DeKalb Department of Public Health (DPH) to provide free monkeypox vaccinations to those eligible to receive the vaccine on Aug. 25.  Eligibility requirements included being at least 18 years old and being a man who has sex with other men (MSM), or people who regularly have close, intimate [...]

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Summer 2022 news roundup

2022 Election Guide By Matthew Chupack and Madi Olivier | May 13 Georgia’s 2022 election features U.S. Senate, governor, secretary of state and other key races. Primary election day was May 24, and runoffs were held on June 21 for the secretary of state Democratic nominee and the lieutenant governor Democratic nominee.  Gubernatorial candidate Stacey [...]

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