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Droplet biosensing method opens the door for faster identification of COVID-19

Virginia Tech researchers have found there’s significant room to improve the pace of coronavirus testing. A new method can detect all of the contents of a sampling droplet, and there is no extraction or other tedious procedure.

Date: 07/17/2020
Alumnus follows entrepreneurial spirit to address pandemic challenges in hospitals

For Jeffrey Morelli, it all started with a desire to help others, which grew to a passion for health care and creating innovative technology to improve the overall quality of life. Then, when a global pandemic hit, he knew this was his moment to rise to the challenge.

Date: 07/17/2020
Keeping campus safe, one mask at a time

According to Procurement Director Mary Helmick, forward thinking, meticulous planning, and strong university collaboration have all been critical ingredients in securing PPE during the COVID-19 emergency – and creating a safe environment for Hokies.

Date: 07/17/2020
Removing CDC from tracking COVID-19 outbreaks poses risk to public health, says expert

“The CDC plays a critical role in collating, analyzing, and communicating the national picture, which states cannot do on their own," said Virginia Tech expert Lisa M. Lee.

Date: 07/16/2020
Returning to campus at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Students, faculty, staff, and visitors who come to the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine campus in Roanoke should follow these steps to stay healthy.=https://video.vt.edu/media/1_cugbxlv1

Date: 07/15/2020

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Virginia Tech moves to essential operations status

This transition will further scale back on-campus operations in response to the COVID-19 emergency. For most students and employees, the transition to essential operations will require only minor adjustments from the current status of operations.

Date: 03/31/2020
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issues stay at home order due to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

The order directs all Virginians to stay home except in extremely limited circumstances.

Date: 03/30/2020
A message to Blacksburg Hokies from President Tim Sands

Prior to Gov. Ralph Northam’s new executive order, President Tim Sands sent the following message to all students to reinforce social distancing practices.

Date: 03/30/2020
A March 27 message to the Virginia Tech community from President Tim Sands

I strongly encourage you to follow public health guidelines to stay at home and practice social distancing to keep our community healthy and ensure that we continue to have the capacity to care for and manage the needs of those who become ill.

Date: 03/27/2020
A message from Don Taylor: Research Resources for COVID-19

Date: 03/24/2020

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