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Reporter’s Notebook: Atlanta’s role in global health fueled by Emory University’s research grants

The City of Decatur school system is giving employees until the end of October to get the COVID-19 shot, according to WABE, and appears to be Georgia’s first school district to implement this mandate. Staff can also complete the exemption process, which replaces the vaccination requirement with a daily rapid test. Gov. Brian Kemp isn’t […]

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COVID-19 causes graduation restrictions for the second year in a row

Graduation season has started this month with some new adjustments to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. By Allison Joyner At many institutions, an in-person graduation ceremony was out of the question for 2020 graduates, and that included me.  In September 2019, I completed the requirements to receive my Master’s in journalism from Syracuse University […]

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Clarkston Summit lays foundation for deeper community engagement

By Rebecca Baggett, MPH, Director, Programs and Communications, Emory Global Health Institute On Nov. 10, more than 250 members of the Clarkston refugee and immigrant communities, Emory and Georgia State University (GSU) researchers and volunteers, and community organization representatives met at GSU’s Clarkston campus to learn from each other and lay a foundation for future […]