Stories of Care & Discovery
Q&A: COVID-19 to Become Third-Leading Cause of Death in United States
With more than 300,000 deaths projected by the end of the year, Weldon Cooper Center researcher Shonel Sen expects COVID-19 to become the third-most-common cause of death in the U.S.
Soccer Star-Turned-ER Doctor Drawn to Helping Others
Former professional soccer star Robbie Russell’s long and winding journey to becoming a doctor is nearing a conclusion at UVA Health.
UVA Facilities Experts Use Air-Handling Systems to Battle COVID-19
The University is using high-efficiency filters and increased ventilation rates to provide an additional layer of mitigation for airborne transmission of COVID-19 in buildings.
Why We Didn’t Get a Vaccine by Election Day – But Why We May Get One Soon
Dr. William Petri walks us through when we might expect a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.
COVID-19 Reveals How Obesity Harms the Body in Real Time, Not Just Over a Lifetime
Dr. Catherine Varney breaks down how obesity increases complications from COVID-19 infection and increases one’s risk of getting infected in the first place.