Covid-19 Response

Sep 14, 2021  |  Covid-19 Response

Vaccine Q&A: Are mRNA vaccines going to replace other vaccines?

Gary Gilleskie, executive director of BTEC, joins other experts at NC State explaining why there are many reasons mRNA vaccines are unlikely to replace other technologies any time soon.

Sep 3, 2021  |  Covid-19 Response

Vaccine Q&A: Are COVID-19 vaccine boosters ethical?

What about vaccine mandates? And when can we vaccinate kids?

May 27, 2021  |  Covid-19 Response

How COVID-19 will affect North Carolina in the months ahead

New variants and changes in mask use may have a significant impact.

Apr 28, 2021  |  Magazine

Questions for Julie Swann

Julie Swann, head of the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, is an expert on supply chains and pandemics and has provided guidance on COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Apr 28, 2021  |  Magazine

Understanding and controlling materials’ antiviral properties can lead to better PPE

In the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the College of Engineering and the College of Sciences began meeting weekly to figure out how they could contribute to slowing the spread of the virus and protecting frontline workers. Their immediate solution? Work on developing an antiviral coating that could be integrated into personal protective equipment (PPE) or applied to surfaces to inactivate SARS-Cov-2 and other viruses.

Feb 16, 2021  |  Covid-19 Response

Four-university study focuses on student well-being during the pandemic

Led by faculty members in ISE, the study focuses on mental, emotional and physical health, in order to determine how universities can better support their students.

Feb 15, 2021  |  Covid-19 Response

Researchers demonstrate self-sterilizing polymers work against SARS-CoV-2

Researchers have demonstrated a family of self-sterilizing polymers that are effective at inactivating the virus that causes COVID-19.

Feb 11, 2021  |  Covid-19 Response

Study yields recommendations to prevent outbreaks from waterborne coronaviruses

Airborne coronaviruses traced to wastewater have caused disease in the past. Researchers suggest ways to keep such outbreaks from happening again.

Dec 21, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

Vaccine Q&A: Herd immunity and prioritizing access to vaccines

We also talk about why some people are unable to receive a vaccine.

Nov 13, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

NC State researchers take on COVID-19

While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the…