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Emilija Sagaityte is a section editor for Science and Research. She is junior, concentrating in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, from outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When she’s not writing or editing for The Herald, she can be found researching or unwinding while playing the violin or piano.

Articles by Emilija Sagaityte (56)

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Thanksgiving, Travel and Testimony

COVID-19 Updates, Multimedia, News, Podcasts, Science & Research

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Thanksgiving, Travel and Testimony

November 20, 2020 1 comment

On this bonus episode of The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University, Dr. Jha provides advice for managing COVID-19 over Thanksgiving.

Brown EMS adapts services during COVID-19 to respond to new needs of community

News, Science & Research

Brown EMS adapts services during COVID-19 to respond to new needs of community

November 20, 2020 0 comments

Vivian Van ’21 rests in her official dark-blue Emergency Medical Services uniform, which matches the sky in the backdrop of the window behind her. It’s past midnight, but she’ll be ready to respond if there is an emergency call. The clock ticks onward, pushing into her 12-hour shift. 

Brown EMS incorporates online mentorship to foster new group of recruits

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Brown EMS incorporates online mentorship to foster new group of recruits

November 18, 2020 0 comments

This year, BEMS adapted to COVID-19 by training all incoming staff for free over the fall semester through a virtual academy.

THE COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: The Future of Pfizer’s Vaccine and President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

COVID-19 Updates, News, Podcasts, Science & Research

THE COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: The Future of Pfizer’s Vaccine and President-Elect Biden’s Transition Team

November 13, 2020 0 comments

Dr. Ashish Jha discusses the aftermath of the 2020 Election and President-Elect Joe Biden’s announcement of a COVID-19 Task Force. Dr. Jha also walks us through news from Pfizer that the company may have a highly effective vaccine in the development.

Gov. Gina Raimondo implemented a stay-at-home advisory and shortened some in-person business operating hours, among other measures, Thursday.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Rhode Island to initiate stricter public health restrictions following COVID-19 case climb

November 5, 2020 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo announced adjustments to Rhode Island’s Phase 3 public health guidelines Thursday, which will begin Nov. 8 and last at least two weeks as a precautionary measure against the continuing climb in COVId-19 cases. Rhode Island saw 566 positive COVID-19 test results Nov. 4.

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Voting, Lockdowns and Case Counts

COVID-19 Updates, News, Podcasts

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Voting, Lockdowns and Case Counts

October 30, 2020 0 comments

On the eve of Halloween, Dr. Ashish Jha joins The Herald’s COVID Pod team to discuss the implications of the Nov. 3 presidential election and how to safely exercise the right to vote. Dr. Jha also touches on the lockdowns occurring in multiple European countries and what that means for the United States.

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Vaccine Trials, Group Gatherings and Flu Shots

COVID-19 Updates, News, Podcasts

The COVID Pod with Dr. Ashish Jha: Vaccine Trials, Group Gatherings and Flu Shots

October 18, 2020 0 comments

In the inaugural episode of “The COVID Pod with Ashish Jha,” The Brown Daily Herald’s Editor-in-Chief Colleen Cronin ’21 joins Dean of the School of Public Health Ashish Jha to discuss the national news surrounding ongoing vaccine trials, President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis and the risk of group gatherings.

Brown to enter level two activity status, lifting some restrictions

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Brown to enter level two activity status, lifting some restrictions

October 4, 2020 0 comments

The University is set to transition into Campus Activity Status Level two Monday, lifting some restrictions on mask wearing and in-person learning and gathering, according to a community email from Executive Vice President of Planning and Policy Russell Carey ’91.

Predicting outcomes of COVID-19: Brown professors describe the ‘art’ of drawing the curve in epidemiological modeling

COVID-19 Updates, News, Science & Research

Predicting outcomes of COVID-19: Brown professors describe the ‘art’ of drawing the curve in epidemiological modeling

September 28, 2020 0 comments

Picture thousands of undergraduate students unpacking their bags at an isolated Brown University campus free from outside contact amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In this simplified scenario, a certain number of these students are carrying stowaway SARS-CoV-2 particles.

Pulling narratives from pages of COVID-19 health data

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Pulling narratives from pages of COVID-19 health data

September 14, 2020 0 comments

The numbers, labels and descriptions pertaining to medical patients and COVID-19 cases that are housed in electronic health records may seem to be nothing more than a track record — a jumble of information a physician updates, typing away as their patient sits down for a visit.

Multimedia by Emilija Sagaityte (2)