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 Kenna Tasissa, who died unexpectedly Jan. 21, was a sociology major in the Class of 2021 from Cary, N.C. Friends and family remember her for her inquisitive mind, compassion for others and profound empathy.
NEWS  |  UNIVERSITY

'Loyal, hardworking and honest': Friends and family remember Kenna Tasissa for compassion, inquisitive mind

Kenna Tasissa, who died unexpectedly Jan. 21, was a sociology major in the Class of 2021 from Cary, North Carolina. She was enrolled in the Secondary Teacher Preparation Program in the Program in Education at Duke and hoped to become a high school social studies teacher after graduation. Tasissa was also working to earn a certificate in markets and management. 


Anthony Fauci spoke about the COVID-19 vaccination effort in a Feb. 10 talk.
NEWS  |  HEALTH SCIENCE

Fauci says pandemic could improve by March or April, discusses contradicting Trump

Fauci and David Rubenstein, Trinity ‘70, discussed the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine distribution at an event that was livestreamed on Youtube. Fauci said the pandemic situation could improve by March or April if Americans continue to wear masks, practice social distancing and avoid congregating. But he also acknowledged the presence of new threats.