Georgia Tech in the News Archive


The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionFor months, the dining room tables at South City Kitchen in Buckhead have been the state-mandated 6 feet apart for the safety of employees and guests. And the indoor seating won’t be moving any closer today, when Gov. Brian Kemp’s new coronavirus emergency order will allow tables to be as close as 42 inches.

USA TodayResearchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Applied Bioinformatics Laboratory and Stanford University have created the Covid-19 Risk Assessment Planning Tool, which "shows the risk level of attending an event, given the event size and location."

WebMDAs the coronavirus pandemic begins its ninth month and the number of Covid-19 cases in the U.S. tops10 million, it's human nature to wonder: What is my risk of getting infected?

WABE RadioJoshua Weitz, who studies how viruses transform human health at Georgia Tech, has created a tool to help people calculate the likelihood of being exposed to the coronavirus at events of different sizes. He shares how it works and discusses the current state of the pandemic.

NatureAs the world hopes for swift roll-outs of Covid-19 vaccines in 2021, researchers’ ambitions are likely to still be constrained by the continuing pandemic and its effects. Amid shifting career priorities, Nature asked scientists for their advice to colleagues and what they plan to start, limit or keep doing.