Tag: University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB Preclinical Study Of COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Potent T-Cell Responses

Preclinical studies of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate at the University of Alabama at Birmingham show positive results that appear to distinguish this vaccine candidate from other vaccine candidates now in advanced stages of clinical […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Being Tested In Alabama Showing Promise

Post by Alicia Rohan from Alabama NewsCenter Altimmune Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, has announced positive results of its intranasal COVID-19 vaccine candidate, AdCOVID, from the preclinical studies conducted in mice at the University […]

UAB Doctor Shares Her Experience Treating Coronavirus Patients In New York City

As the coronavirus continues to sweep the country, New York City remains one of the areas most affected. A surge of patients left many hospitals understaffed and overwhelmed. One doctor at the University of Alabama […]

UAB Offers Tips For Children Wearing Masks During The Pandemic

Post from Alabama NewsCenter As cities and states begin to reopen, people, including children, are being asked to wear masks when out in public. Children may not understand why they have to […]

Nurses On The Front Lines Of The Coronavirus Pandemic Find New Ways To Care For Patients, Families

Post by Tyler Greer for Alabama NewsCenter Shelby Roberts, a registered nurse at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, recently saw a patient on her intensive care unit fighting to live, and struggling to do so. […]

How To Grocery Shop Safely During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Post by Holly Gainer from Alabama NewsCenter The novel coronavirus has changed many aspects of our day-to-day lives, including trips to the grocery store. Instead of popping by the supermarket to grab what is […]

Coronavirus And Cybercrime – Hackers Use COVID-19 As Phishing Bait

The coronavirus is being used in various malicious campaigns including email spam, text messages, ransomware and suspicious website domains. During this vulnerable time for everyone, hackers are seeking opportunities to leverage on potential victims. […]

Alabama Power, UA, UAB Join Race To Produce Face Shields For Health Care Workers

Doctors and nurses caring for COVID-19 patients at Birmingham’s UAB Hospital will soon receive protective face shields thanks to 3D printing technology and a partnership involving the Alabama Productivity Center at the University of […]

How Long Does The Novel Coronavirus Live On Different Surfaces

People are staying home to avoid the coronavirus, but it may linger on commonly used surfaces for longer than you think. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine examined how long COVID-19 can live […]

Things You Can Do Today To Help Improve Your Mental Health Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Post by Donna Cope for Alabama NewsCenter Overwhelmed. Anxious. Distracted. Lonely. These words might describe the feelings of people who are transitioning into working from home, or limited work, during the coronavirus […]

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