September 26, 2020

Health & Medicine

  1. September 24, 2020

    New data on COVID-19 dashboard offers clearer picture of virus

    In response to suggestions from the campus community, U-M has further refined its COVID-19 dashboard with several new pieces of information about the virus’ impact on the university.

  2. September 23, 2020

    Movement science students test latest tech in on-campus course

    Students in an advanced kinesiology class this fall are using the latest technology to study how movement and function impact health during workouts with and without a face covering.

  3. September 22, 2020

    Oct. 1 well-being event offers 20-plus virtual sessions

    Faculty and staff can choose among more than 20 sessions at MHealthy’s all-virtual “Be Well Your Way” event Oct. 1. It includes expert-led webinars, mental well-being sessions, exercise classes, financial wellness seminars, recipe demos and more.

  4. September 22, 2020

    COVID-19 app built at U-M helps businesses stay open

    A COVID-19 symptom checklist web app developed at U-M is helping more than 2,500 Michigan employers, including small businesses, meet state requirements to screen employees each day.

  5. September 21, 2020

    Further testing finds negative results at COVID-19 cluster site

    COVID-19 tests on students residing on two specific floors of the South Quad residence hall, identified as the primary location of a disease cluster, had found no additional cases as of Sept. 21.

  6. September 15, 2020

    Testing the deceased could aid virus surveillance, study shows

    Testing for the coronavirus on those who have died could supplement other forms of surveillance and serve as a possible early outbreak warning sign, U-M researchers say.

  7. September 8, 2020

    Flu shot options available for campus employees

    With building closures and social distancing, fewer campus flu shot clinics are available this year, but whether working on campus or remotely, U-M faculty and staff have several options to get a flu vaccination.

  8. September 4, 2020

    Contact Tracing Corps to help monitor virus on campus

    Student volunteer investigators will have a key role in U-M’s COVID-19 response as contact tracers, reaching out to people on the Ann Arbor campus who had close contact with students testing positive for the coronavirus.

  9. September 3, 2020

    University to test 3,000 weekly for COVID-19 on campus

    U-M will begin surveillance testing students, faculty and staff for the virus that causes COVID-19 next week, ramping up to 3,000 weekly on the Ann Arbor campus by the end of September. 

  10. September 1, 2020

    U-M to conduct clinical trial to test COVID-19 vaccine

    Michigan Medicine is partnering with the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for a Phase III clinical trial to test a vaccine against COVID-19, looking at how well the investigational vaccine works and how safe it is.