The New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science at Rutgers received a $5 million NIH grant to launch outreach campaigns and expand access to COVID-19 testing for underserved and vulnerable communities in New Jersey.
It’s been seven months since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Rutgers students and faculty discuss the new normal.
As researchers race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, two Rutgers Global Health Institute core faculty members discuss how clinical trials work, the ethics of developing and distributing a vaccine, safety and efficacy in clinical trials, and what a successful vaccine may mean.
Health officials can’t rely on a one-size-fits-all message when it comes to communicating with the public about a forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine, says Professor William Hallman, an experimental psychologist who uses scientific research to explore human behavior.
Global health involves many fields as well as local and international efforts. In an interview with the country’s largest South Asian radio station, Arpita Jindani of Rutgers Global Health Institute discusses COVID-19, food insecurity, community partnerships, and mobilizing volunteers.