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UNCW collaborating with the local health department to host a COVID-19 testing site

COVID-19 testing site at UNCW.
October 31, 2020
In an email sent out by the university on Oct. 23, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) announced they are collaborating with the New Hanover County Health Department to host a free coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site. 

OPINION: We must prepare for the next pandemic now

Doctor holding mask and stethoscope during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Ashkan Forouzani
October 22, 2020
The US is facing its worst health crisis in more than 100 years. The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted unprecedented economic and social disruption this year, with no end in sight. Eight million Americans have fallen ill with the virus, and 220,000 of them did not make it. This means the US has the highest numbers of any nation. And yet cases are still soaring; in fact, they are on track to hit a third peak. Scientists are warning that this peak may be the largest of them all, especially as winter weather will force huge swaths of the country indoors and several holidays loom.
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