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  • Blood Test Can Predict COVID-19 Severity

    A blood test at the time of diagnosis can identify patients most at risk for needing a ventilator later on.

  • The Lone Star tick can cause allergic reactions to meat.

    Fire Ants (!) Limiting Spread of the Meat Allergy

    Invasive fire ants with a nasty bite likely are limiting the spread of an allergy to red meat transmitted by ticks.

  • Friendships Made in the Fight Against Friedreich’s Ataxia

    Here’s a wonderful story of how science can bring people together, and the friendships that can spring from that.

  • Determining the Scope of COVID-19 in Virginia

    We’re teaming up with the Virginia Department of Health and other hospitals around the state to better assess how many Virginians have been infected with COVID-19.