St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are recruiting adult participants for a phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial. More information about the trial, including participant eligibility requirements, is available here. The two are partnering to offer a testing site for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s… Read More
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Most people are wearing masks and in fact, it’s been increasing since the spring but other important measures like hand washing and social distancing are down. This new CDC survey shows mask-wearing increased from 78 percent in April to almost 89 percent in June nationwide.
A new nationwide poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation and ESPN’s The Undefeated shows 49 percent of Black adults wouldn’t take a COVID-19 vaccine once it’s available, even if the vaccine is free and considered safe.
A third clinical trial that focused on COVID-19 was put on hold. Eli Lilly announced they stopped their study due to safety reasons. Dr. Scott Strome, a research doctor, believed people shouldn’t be concerned about this because it shows companies care about the process. “In an ideal world with drug development it would be great… Read More
Shelby County’s District Attorney says the number of teens committing violent crimes is on the rise. “How do we make sure our kids stay off the wrong path? And if they put one toe that wrong path how do we get them off their quickly to save their lives and the lives of others in… Read More
For months, the White House used tests to help limit the president’s possible exposure to the coronavirus. Last week the Trump administration announced it will send millions of rapid tests to states to help get students and teachers back to school.
Fans across the world are still mourning the death of ’Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman. The actor died after a four-year battle with colon cancer on Friday and many fans are taking his death personally.
George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery are some of the latest victims of what some say amounts to police brutality and racial injustice and the videos and audio of these incidents have gone viral. FOX13 talked with a psychiatrist who said these videos can have a major impact mentally and emotionally on everyone but… Read More