UVM Collaboration Produces COVID-19 Tracking App

Project Supported by UVM Office of Engagement Grant

As an agricultural engineer for the UVM Extension Service, Chris Callahan is finding his training and background useful in building a new web app to measure COVID-19 case counts.

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A vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is shown before being processed to be administered to the first subjects, health care workers at the University of Vermont Medical Center, on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020.

As 2020 Closes, Hope: COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives At UVM

With the finish line in sight to this unprecedented year, 2020 delivered one final surprise mid-December: something to celebrate. The release of a truly historic vaccine now puts hope in the hands of healthcare workers around the world — and Vermont is no exception.

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Estee Dilli works at her bench in the Pfizer lab

Shot of Hope

In early April when we last checked in with Estee Dilli ’15, a former neuroscience major, she was preparing for her work at Pfizer to kick into overdrive. The senior associate scientist in New York would be developing an assay to measure the efficacy of a potential vaccine for novel coronavirus.

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UVM STRONG
University community response to pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic profoundly changes life across the world, we offer a window on multiple efforts by the University of Vermont community—faculty, staff, students, and alumni—to address the global crisis and ease its impact.

Looking for updates about what's happening on campus? Head to our COVID-19 information and resources website.