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Will Omicron beat out Delta and the vaccines?

November 29, 2021
As the new Omicron coronavirus variant emerges in a growing number of countries, it likely will soon be detected in the United States, Northwestern Medicine experts say
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Honoring Emmett Till’s life — and his mother’s legacy

November 22, 2021
Northwestern University professor Christopher Benson, with surviving members of the Till family, has announced the creation of the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley Institute, which includes several relatives and friends of the Till family on its board of directors.

Avoiding COVID-19 family feuds over holidays

November 19, 2021
Will December holiday gatherings – Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanzaa – be contentious as people argue over individual COVID-19 comfort levels, masking and the vaccination/booster status of friends and family in their homes?
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Students are happier if their college requires vaccines, survey finds

November 18, 2021
A new survey of more than 1,200 U.S. college students shows those in colleges with a mask and vaccine mandate were more likely to approve of their universities’ handling of COVID-19 than those without. But about half were confused about what their university’s policy actually said.