Epidemiology

Epidemiology is a science we tend to take for granted . . . until there’s a pandemic

Think of epidemiologists as doctors for the world, says Dr. James Buehler, a former epidemiology professor at Emory who worked at the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for two decades. “Physicians monitor an individual’s health and recommend ways to stay fit. Epidemiologists monitor the health of populations.”
Where to get takeout sushi Atlanta

6 spots for great sushi takeout in Atlanta

Favorite rolls and full omakase dinners—Atlanta's sushi chefs are serving up excellent takeout meals. Here's where to go.
Atlanta coronavirus COVID-19 updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Sunday, August 2

Hospitals continue to feel the strain of COVID-19 and a CDC report identifies a major outbreak at a Georgia summer camp. Here's what you need to know this week.
New doctors face coronavirus Atlanta

These Georgia doctors are beginning their careers in a pandemic. Yes, it’s a little stressful.

“The way I was describing it to a friend is that it feels like we’re at summer camp getting ready to go off the diving board. But as you get close to the front of the line, someone puts a big X over the normal diving board and they point you to the Olympic-sized board instead.”
What Atlanta did in coronavirus lockdown

More pet adoptions, less traffic: Atlanta’s spring lockdown by the numbers

We played a lot more video games And left the car in the garage. A by-the-numbers look at this past spring's COVID-19 lockdown.
Atlanta coronavirus COVID-19 updates news

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Saturday, July 25

The mask order drama continues, hospitals get anxious, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium announces early plans for fans. Here's what you need to know this week.
COVID-19 phase 3 vaccine trials Atlanta

Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trials start at Emory, giving Atlantans a potential shot at immunity

Last week, scientists reported that the first COVID-19 vaccine trial in humans showed an immune response similar to the one found in people who recovered from COVID-19 infection—an important first hurdle in the race for a vaccine.
Dr. Eric Flenaugh

Meet the heroes who inspire Atlanta’s top doctors

For months, people have applauded doctors in creative ways, from spontaneous cheers to donated meals. But we were curious about whom physicians themselves wanted to thank.
Feed ATL

Want Ton Ton wings and Kimball House crab cakes for dinner? FeedATL delivers multiple restaurant dishes for a single epic meal.

Feed ATL is a new service that curates and delivers multi-course meals, including items from different restaurants. “It’s like a walking food tour of Atlanta, brought home,” says cofounder Jeremy Lynn.
Chaplain Renée Owen

What it’s like to be a hospital chaplain in a pandemic

"One of the first things that concerned me and my team after the pandemic started was: How do we continue to be present when we can’t be physically present?"

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