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WBTV: Dr. Janies speaks on flattening the COVID-19 spread

WBTV: Dr. Janies speaks on flattening the COVID-19 spread
   March 27, 2020

Watch the video on WBTV: https://www.wbtv.com/video/2020/03/28/bioinformatics-professor-speaks-flattening-covid-spread/

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The Pandemic Podcast with Dr Daniel Janies (COVID-19 Special)

The Pandemic Podcast with Dr Daniel Janies (COVID-19 Special)
   March 18, 2020

Down The Wormhole Podcast

What is COVID-19? What is SARS-CoV-2? What is being done to stop this pandemic and what can we do to stay safe? We are joined by Dr Daniel Janies who is on the front lines of this crisis and graciously offered us an hour of his time to answer our burning questions as well as some of yours from our Facebook page.

Listen to the podcast here: ...

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Charlotte Talks: Mecklenburg County And North Carolina Respond To Coronavirus Outbreak

Charlotte Talks: Mecklenburg County And North Carolina Respond To Coronavirus Outbreak
   March 11, 2020

A local update on what public health officials are doing to keep abreast of the coronavirus.  So far, we haven’t been affected here in Mecklenburg County, but the governor declared a state of emergency on Tuesday. What should you do?  What is being done to keep the area healthy?  

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Positive test for Coronavirus in Wake County raises concerns for the spread of the virus to other areas

Positive test for Coronavirus in Wake County raises concerns for the spread of the virus to other ar
   March 4, 2020

Dr. Daniel Janies appears on air in light of a positive test for Coronavirus in Wake County raises concerns for the spread of the virus to other areas

View the WSOCTV report here.

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Charlotte Talks: Are We Ready For A Pandemic?

Charlotte Talks: Are We Ready For A Pandemic?
   February 27, 2020

The National Academy of Medicine predicts future pandemics could kill millions and cost trillions. Some worry it’s just a matter of time.

Perhaps history's most infamous pandemic was the Bubonic Plague – it ravaged 14th century Europe and...

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Local pharmacies out of surgical masks amid coronavirus concerns

Local pharmacies out of surgical masks amid coronavirus concerns
   February 27, 2020

Local pharmacies said a lot of people concerned about COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, have been asking about surgical...

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What do we need to know about the coronavirus (CoV) emergent from Wuhan China in the long and short terms?

What do we need to know about the coronavirus emergent from Wuhan in the long and short terms?
   February 26, 2020

We have shown connections between SARS-CoV and bat-hosted CoV in previous peer-reviewed research.
The long term questions surround the potential of other animal-hosted viruses that connect bat-hosted and human-hosted viruses?
Now that 2019-nCoV emergent from Wuhan seems to be transmitted human-to-human, the short term question is how to contain Wuhan-CoV?

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Biology Seminar: Phages and their impacts on animal host biology - Dr. Brittany A. Leigh

Biology Seminar: Phages and their impacts on animal host biology
   February 7, 2020

Biology Seminar: Phages and their impacts on animal host biology


Friday, February 7⋅12:30 – 1:30pm
CHHS 161


Description: Seminar by Dr. Brittany A. Leigh,...

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CCI Hosts Coronavirus Panel

CCI Hosts Coronavirus Panel
   February 4, 2020
On Friday, January 31, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) hosted a multidisciplinary forum to discuss and answer questions about Coronaviruses. In response to concerns, and even misinformation, about the situation playing out in Wuhan, China (and beyond), CCI used its weekly Graduate Student Seminar as the platform for this unique discussion of a current world event...

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Hidden Gold Mine - Biological New Insights from Revisiting Parasite Genomes - Dr. Rodrigo de Paula Baptista

Hidden Gold Mine - Biological New Insights from Revisiting Parasite Genomes
   January 17, 2020

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