UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of September 2020:
Related to COVID-19 –
A project led by environmental health science professor Erin Lipp and her lab was featured on WSB-TV, WXIA 11 Alive, The Red & Black, and referenced in Forbes. They are using Athens wastewater to estimate the community burden of SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Ebell and Lipp, in an article by the Georgia Health News, commented on ongoing efforts by the University of Georgia and other University System of Georgia institutions to control the spread of COVID-19 on its campuses.
Research led by Ye Shen, associate professor of epidemiology & biostatistics, linked a community outbreak of COVID-19 in China to a source patient who likely spread the virus to fellow bus riders through the bus’s air conditioning system. The study’s findings, which supports growing evidence for airborne transmission of COVID-19 in enclosed spaces, were reported by WGAU, Hindustan Times, ExBulletin, Sound Health and Lasting Wealth, Outbreak News Today, The Hindu Business Line, News-Medical, and News Today.
Other mentions –
Health promotion student Helley Patel’s internship with UGA’s Archway Partnership in Pulaski County was highlighted in a feature story on UGA Today. The story was also covered by the Moultrie Observer.
Posted September 30, 2020.