Food science offers diverse career opportunities and is consistently growing—the US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that food safety employment will rise 8% by 2026.
COVID-19 is not just any respiratory virus. Researchers have quickly discovered that it is capable of directly affecting multiple organ systems, and that it can also cause a host of related complications. Among those complications are endothelial dysfunction, sepsis, and acute kidney injury.
Almeida’s contributions to the field of virology are immeasurable. Besides her discovery of the coronavirus family, she pioneered and perfected multiple techniques that have resulted in huge strides in viral imaging and diagnosis.
A 2018 paper jointly published by three leading infectious disease organizations (APIC, SHEA, and SIDP) stated that infection prevention and control and antibiotic stewardship programs are inextricably linked.