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Study investigates hurricane evacuations in the era of COVID-19

The 2020 hurricane season is breaking records with 23 named storms, and more are projected to develop over the next few weeks. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts there will be as many as 25 by the time the season ends. Researchers say this extremely active forecast is especially troublesome due to the compounding risks of COVID-19.

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International companies to manufacture USF technology that addresses global sanitation concerns

Agreements coincide with USF civil and environmental engineering Professor Daniel Yeh’s team being named a winner of the 2020 Patents for Humanity Award from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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USF researchers find death counts fail to capture full mortality effects of COVID-19

More than 200,000 people in the U.S. have died from COVID-19. Some argue that statistic is inaccurate due to inconsistencies in how deaths are being reported. But researchers from the University of South Florida claim that even if those deaths have been correctly measured, the number doesn’t fully convey the true mortality effects of COVID-19.

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USF in the News

During the rapidly evolving coronavirus outbreak, national media outlets are regularly turning to faculty experts from the University of South Florida to analyze the latest developments and feature how innovations created at USF will help fight the virus. By participating in hundreds of interviews, USF’s world-class faculty in public health, medicine, engineering, business and many other disciplines play a leading role in educating the public as news shifts.

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