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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

No immediate University response plans in place for monkeypox

No immediate University response plans in place for monkeypox

Quinn Fisher, Cynic News Reporter August 30, 2022

UVM’s response to the rising threat of monkeypox is a low-level concern, said Michael Schirling, chief safety and compliance officer. Monkeypox, also known as hMPXV, is an emerging public health emergency...

UVM Medical Center Pharmacist Julie Finnigan extracts the Pfizer COVID vaccine from a vile.

Where do UVM students fit into the state’s vaccination plan? The answer is complicated.

Nicole Hardy, Cynic News Reporter February 17, 2021

UVM students will remain in the dark as state and University officials have not yet established a plan to roll-out the COVID-19 vaccine. While UVM’s weekly testing report indicating that nearly 50...

Dr. Anthony Fauci joined Vermont Gov. Phil Scotts coronavirus press briefing Sept. 14, where he applauded the states low COVID-19 positivity rate.

Dr. Fauci applauds Vermont’s response to pandemic, calls on nation to follow its lead

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter September 16, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s leading expert on infectious disease, called Vermont’s handling of COVID-19 some of the best in the country, at a press briefing with Vermont reporters Sept. 15.  Fauci...

Mumps outbreak alarms students

Mumps outbreak alarms students

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer February 18, 2018

A mumps outbreak at UVM was confirmed by the Vermont Department of Health last week. One student tested positive for the mumps, and two other students are highly likely to be positive as well, University...

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