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Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz applauds during Hubert Davis's introductory press conference on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

UNC launches initiative to help North Carolina counties post-pandemic — all 100 of them

Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz launched the initiative Carolina Across 100 at a meeting of the Board of Trustees on March 25. Carolina Across 100 aims to extend the University’s resources to help communities deal with the anticipated challenges post-COVID-19. The ncIMPACT Initiative at the School of Government will coordinate Carolina Across 100, Dean Mike Smith said.

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DTH Photo Illustration. UNC students will participate in a study over the summer to determine how effective the Moderna vaccine is at reducing COVID-19 transmission.

UNC part of national trial to study Moderna vaccine's impact on COVID-19 transmission

The University will be one of 27 study sites across the nation part of Prevent COVID U — a study that will be offering the Moderna vaccine to over 12,000 college students nationwide. The program hopes to test the transmission rate of COVID-19 among vaccinated individuals with Moderna vaccine.  Over 600 UNC students will be part of the study, which will take place over four months. 

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