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THE DOWNLOAD: Vaccine Update, Vet Med Zoom Backgrounds

By Cody Kitaura/Dateline on November 10, 2020 in University

COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Begins at UC Davis Health

UC Davis is playing many roles in the effort to find a vaccine for COVID-19, and the world got good news this week about the vaccination trial in which UC Davis Health is participating.

That vaccine, created by Pfizer and BioNTech and given to around 200 participants by UC Davis Health, was said to be more than 90 percent effective in early results.

Pfizer said it would ask the FDA for emergency-use authorization for the vaccine in late November.

Read more about UC Davis Health’s involvement in the clinical trial.

Zoom backgrounds from Veterinary Medicine

Zoom background shows two dogs sitting in front of a wall.
Virtual backgrounds like this one are available on the School of Veterinary Medicine website.

Want to invite a four-legged friend to sit in on a Zoom meeting without having to clean up afterward? The School of Veterinary Medicine has several virtual backgrounds available for download featuring a wide variety of species (including some with two legs, some with none) and some familiar campus sights.

Here’s a how-to from Zoom on the basics of using a photo or video as your background.

Download other Zoom backgrounds featuring:

School of Nursing celebrates nurse practitioners

This week is the American Association of Nurse Practitioners’ Nurse Practitioner Week, and to celebrate, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing asked someone in that profession why she enjoyed it.

Watch the above video to hear why Alex Peck enjoys her career so much.

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