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A dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is injected into a patient’s arm on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at UK’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK COVID-19 boosters no longer FDA-approved

Grace Medley, Reporter September 7, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have authorized a new COVID-19 booster, meaning the UK-provided boosters are no longer Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved. According to...

Students wait in White Hall Classroom Building on the first day of the spring semester on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK hands out KN95 masks across campus

Rayleigh Deaton January 14, 2022

With omicron cases on the rise, the University of Kentucky is offering two free KN95 masks to members of the campus community.As the spring semester begins, UK continues to require masking in all indoor...

A box of COVID-19 vaccines is carried to vaccine stations on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021,  in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK pauses use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Natalie Parks & Jack Weaver April 13, 2021

The University of Kentucky will temporarily halt administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 following a call from U.S. health agencies.The CDC and FDA called for the pause out of an "abundance...

Dr. Deborah Birx takes questions from reporters on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, outside of Mandrell Hall in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

White House Coronavirus Task Force representative applauds UK’s COVID response, encourages campus to stay open

Sarah Michels September 14, 2020

A month into the campus reopening, a member of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force advised the university to remain open for the entirety of the fall semester. In a press conference on Monday, Dr....

 

Ten athletes, one coach test positve for COVID-19 at UK

Barkley Truax August 26, 2020

In a press release, University of Kentucky Athletics that 10 student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19 between the dates of Aug. 7 and Aug. 19.The release said there was also one positive result recorded...

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UK statistics consistent with national rise in STDs

September 28, 2018

National rates of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia have risen consistently for the past four years, according to recent statistics released by the Center for Disease Control.Almost 2.3 million cases of...

SEC schools do more than play football: They collaborate in the classroom

Taylon Baker September 25, 2017

As UK played South Carolina in football last weekend, the Southeastern Conference Academic Initiative Twitter account recognized the academic collaboration between the two universities.Check out what @universityofky...

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