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One-third of Americans wouldn’t get COVID-19 vaccine even if it’s free, poll says

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As COVID-19 deaths continue to climb in the United States, a new Gallup Poll shows one in three Americans say they won’t get a vaccine even if it was free.“I think people are worried because this vaccine is being developed at record speed, so they’re worried it may not be safe,” said Dr. Sara Cross,… Read More


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ICU beds approach 90% capacity, Shelby County Health Department says

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With the continued rise in COVID-19 cases in the Mid-South, there is concern about hospitals becoming overcrowded. According to the Shelby County Health Department ICU beds are now close to 90% capacity and there were 250 reported new cases in Shelby County Sunday.


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Mid-South lab working non-stop to develop new coronavirus antibody testing

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Did you know there are tests you can take to see if you’re immune or vulnerable to the coronavirus? FOX13 spoke with doctors and scientists who are investigating our bodies’ ability to fight off COVID-19 and working on a test that could indicate if we are either possibly immune or still vulnerable. They are called… Read More


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UTHSC releases new data about spread of COVID-19 in Memphis

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New data shows a steady increase in new COVID-19 cases in Shelby County compared to neighboring counties in the Mid-South. The same data shows more cases per capita in more rural counties like Tipton County. Researchers at the UT Health Science Center say we have to look at these numbers with context.  


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Full capacity not being utilized at Shelby County testing sites for COVID-19

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City and county officials have said for weeks one of the keys to being able to reopen the local economy safely is added testing for COVID-19.


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UTHSC students volunteer on the frontlines at COVID-19 testing sites

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Hundreds of UT Health Science Center medical and nursing students are volunteering countless hours on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.    


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 Mother hopes daughter will benefit from new FDA approved sickle cell treatment

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Patients with sickle cell disease will soon have a new treatment option to reduce pain crises caused by obstructed blood flow. The FDA has approved use of the drug crizanlizumab based on the results of a clinical trial led by Kenneth Ataga, MD, Plough Foundation Endowed Chair in Sickle Cell Disease and director of the… Read More


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FOX13 Investigates: Are plant-based burgers healthier?

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What are you making for dinner tonight? Many people will try out those new plant-based burgers and patties, believing they are a healthy option to real beef, but are those plant-based products healthier than the cow? Susan Warner M.D., from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is both a doctor and a nutritionist. “They think it is… Read More