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Recent study shows well-fitted mask reduces the wearer’s chances of contracting COVID-19

Using comfortable, well-fitted masks or a respirator with a higher filtration capability, such as N95/ KN95 or surgical masks, was the most effective protection from COVID-19, compared to no mask use at all, the CDC study reports.

Date: 02/10/2022
Virginia Tech adjust policies for indoor Athletics events

Date: 02/09/2022
How to fight COVID-19 shame

Donald "Joe" Gieck, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, explains why some people may experience guilt over a COVID-19 diagnosis.

Date: 02/06/2022
Institute's COVID-19 Reset Program supports social science faculty

Created by the Institute for Society, Culture and Environment, the program offers both funding and mentoring for a cohort of five social science faculty whose research has been interrupted during the pandemic. The program began last fall and will continue this spring as the five faculty develop and submit proposals for external funding.

Date: 02/02/2022
Are contact tracing apps tracking me? Not at all, say Virginia Tech researchers

Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) researchers from Virginia Tech investigated the security of digital contact tracing technology. Their findings offer reassurance to those leery of privacy risks.

Date: 02/01/2022

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A message to faculty from Executive Vice President and Provost Cyril Clarke: Online instruction and essential operations

Virginia Tech faculty and departments continue to convert courses to online delivery and support essential campus operations.

Date: 03/31/2020
A message from Dean Karen P. DePauw regarding graduate research

Date: 03/31/2020
A message from Dean Karen P. DePauw regarding graduate student employment

Date: 03/31/2020
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

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