COVID-19 Archives

Texas A&M research uncovers first known COVID-19 UK variant in animals

March 17, 2021
The variant was detected in a dog and cat in Brazos County

POV: 5 strategies to prepare now for the next pandemic

March 9, 2021
Experts are already preparing for the next pandemic, because they're certain another dangerous new pathogen will emerge sooner or later

POV: States drop COVID-19 mask mandates but still expect people to mask up—will they?

March 8, 2021
The end of mask mandates and other restrictions in some states poses important questions about responsibility, safety and public health

Behind the pandemic, an epidemic worsens

March 5, 2021
While the world focuses on the coronavirus pandemic, the ongoing opioid epidemic in America has gotten worse

Texas A&M signs research deal with Matica Biotechnology Inc.

March 3, 2021
Cell and gene therapy manufacturer adds to Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing's array of bio tech partners

Wastewater testing: COVID-19 earliest warning system

February 25, 2021
Environmental chemist reviews new wastewater surveillance method that provides rapid detection of the COVID-19 virus

Urban Americans more likely to follow COVID-19 prevention behaviors than rural Americans

February 24, 2021
First national study found key differences in the rates at which rural and urban Americans wear face coverings in public and work from home.

Meet the new head of COVID-19 efforts at Texas A&M

February 4, 2021
School of Public Health Dean Shawn Gibbs has led national and international research, training and policy related to responses to highly infectious diseases

How health care facilities are staying clean during the COVID-19 pandemic

January 22, 2021
From chemical disinfects, to automated room systems using hydrogen peroxide vapor and ultraviolet light, researchers dig deeper into what works best