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A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.
Biostatistician Richard Tillett from the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine was part of a statewide team to identify a Nevada man infected twice by COVID-19 – the first documented occurrence in North America.
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh and collaborators implement wastewater surveillance programs to supplement coronavirus contact tracing efforts, help prevent outbreaks.
A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s commitment to community, health care, and research.
Expanding research activity results in multiple grants and publications.
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Scientists at University of Nevada, Las Vegas have detected traces of the more infectious U.K. COVID-19 variant in wastewater samples across the Las Vegas Valley, suggesting the new strain of the virus has spread to an unknown number of people in the region.
Reported cases of people getting reinfected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are rare in the U.S. and none have been confirmed by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But researchers say studying possible reinfections could answer some big questions about the body’s natural immune response after being infected with the virus.
Scientists and public health officials are constantly on the lookout for new strains of COVID-19.
The roar of planes flying above the UNLV campus makes Edwin Oh wonder what strains of coronavirus visitors will bring to Las Vegas after they land at nearby McCarran International Airport.
Back in February, when the sports world was still wondering how severe an outbreak of something called Covid-19 might be, a Colombian cyclist named Fernando Gaviria was finding out for himself.
Researchers at UNLV are analyzing wastewater to help understand the course of the pandemic.