Researchers Find Test for Ebola in Semen
Although the Ebola outbreak of 2014 in West Africa is over, thousands of survivors remain worried they could transmit the virus to others. UNC researchers, along with lab colleagues in Liberia, have discovered the first test to detect Ebola in semen. Learn more about this discovery and its implications for public health.
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Clinic Director Answers Patient Questions
UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic Medical Director Claire Farel, MD, MPH, is no stranger to being asked by her patients, "aren't you afraid you will catch something?" In answering the most frequently asked queries she receives, Dr. Farel illustrates the vast treatment and prevention options offered at the clinic.
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Video: Donations Support Malawian Students
For 10 years, UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC Project-Malawi have provided food and an education for nearly 1,000 pre- and primary school children in the Dzama community outside of Lilongwe, Malawi. Learn how this support has impacted the community and what UNC hopes to achieve in 2017.
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Clinical Spotlight

Currin Named Nurse of the Year

Currin Named Nurse of the Year

This November David Currin, RN, ACRN, CCRC, will check two achievements off his bucket list. Currin will take a river boat cruise down the Danube in Europe. And he will also be honored as the HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board’s 2016 Certified Nurse of the Year. Read More...>>

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IGHID PROGRESS Spotlight

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

It's been three years since our last update. Check out all our vivid photographs, powerful quotes and impressive facts about our work as well as multimedia options for you to learn more about the Institute’s commitment to clinical care, research and teaching in North Carolina and abroad. Read More...>>

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Research Spotlight

Malaria Parasite Evades Detection

Malaria Parasite Evades Detection

A malaria parasite with a gene deletion is able to avoid rapid test detection in asymptomatic children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. UNC researchers have conducted the first nationwide study and their results have implications for malaria eradication efforts. Read More...>>

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Education Spotlight

UNC Donates Lifesaving Equipment to Malawi

UNC Donates Lifesaving Equipment to Malawi

A donation of pathology equipment between two schools in the University of North Carolina system will save lives and improve lab operations in Malawi. Read More...>>

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