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Researchers at UAB continue leading the way in finding the best personal protective equipment for use.
The entirely transparent mask can be worn as-is or modified with N95 cushioned filters and sensor arms that check for temperature and pulse.
The financial impact of COVID-19 has tremendously devastated the millennial generation following the previous decade’s recession.
A UAB communications expert explains how communication skills have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine.
A drug that inhibits the protease plasmin is hypothesized to reduce the infectivity and virulence of the virus, as measured by reduced need for hospitalization within a week.
A new process for sanitizing buses — which exceeds CDC guidance for sanitization — will be used on UAB’s Blazer Express, making it Groome Transportation’s first fleet to receive the advanced technology.
UAB is partnering with local businesses to promote safety measures in fighting COVID-19 to keep Birmingham businesses and the university open.
GuideSafeTM COVID-19 notification app, integrating Google and Apple’s ENS technology, now available for download among general public
Many individuals with hearing impairment, no matter the degree, use some degree of lip-reading while communicating.
UAB’s Jessica Grayson, M.D., digs deeper into the mysterious phenomenon of losing your sense of smell after becoming infected with COVID-19.
Kenny Mayfield lost his sense of smell in early March. Months later, it still has not returned, a side effect of COVID-19 that he is working to regain.
To protect the health of patients, students and staff, UAB’s School of Dentistry has acquired new technology to help with temperature scanning and aerosol filtration system.
This strategy will allow for ramping up testing capacity tenfold for the next 20-plus days leading up to the start of school.
The fund was created to provide emergency aid to more than 1,000 students. More students have been recommended for approval to receive assistance, but the funds aren’t available.
A UAB sustainability expert recommends four ways to save energy and money when working remotely.
Three UAB doctors and professors share five ways the medical community can work to address the needs of underrepresented populations as we work to understand COVID-19.
The group will provide input and guidance on how to allocate $300 million for costs related to improving technology and infrastructure in remote areas across the state.
The special unit for COVID-19-positive nursing home residents will help slow disease spread and provide care to this vulnerable population.

UAB experts suggest resources and activities to engage their kids while learning from home during the pandemic.

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