COVID-19 Stories

Whether you're a community member, one of our alumni, or a University of Minnesota student, here you’ll find stories, insights, and expertise to support you during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Panayiota Kendeou and Emily Vraga.
Expert Alert

COVID-19 vaccines, misinformation and attitudes

Professor Panayiota Kendeou and Associate Professor Emily Vraga, are available to comment about how the COVID-19 vaccines fit into the overall attitudes toward vaccination and how to address misinformation.

President Joan Gabel and Dr. Michael Osterholm

Impact Leaders

A candid conversation with President Joan Gabel and Dr. Michael Osterholm about life amid COVID-19

A man and a woman, both wearing masks, in a health care setting.

More than a mask

Abdennour Abbas and his team at a textile startup company are creating face masks engineered to kill viruses like COVID-19 as soon as they make contact with the material.

A young woman with an M stocking cap holds up her saliva sample.

U of M offers mass testing for COVID-19

The University of Minnesota is offering a free two-day saliva-testing event for the U of M Twin Cities community November 16 and 17 at the Field House in Minneapolis.