Mid-South leaders in the medical community are searching for participants for the next phase of the COVID-19 vaccine trial. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are offering a testing site for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s Phase 3 clinical research study, ENSEMBLE trial.
Mid-South leaders in the medical community are searching for participants for the next phase of the COVID-19 vaccine trial. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are offering a testing site for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s Phase 3 clinical research study, ensemble trial, according to… Read More
As cases rise across Shelby County there are questions about hospitalization rates and the use of beds in hospitals across the Mid-South. Dr. Jon McCullers, Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center joined WMC Action News 5 Tuesday to talk about the coronavirus pandemic and how it’s impacting… Read More
Halloween in 2020 looks much different. Instead of trick-or-treating, there are events like the “Drive-By Candy Give-away” at the North Frayser Community Center. Tennessee is starting to see a second wave of cases and traditionally there is a spike in infections after a major holiday. “You know Halloween is not as concerning as Thanksgiving,” Dr.… Read More
A new White House report is sounding the alarm about the COVID-19 crisis developing in the Mid-South. The White House Coronavirus Task Force says data shows 32 states are now in the red zone, with Tennessee among the top 10 states with the most new positive cases.
At the latest briefing from the Shelby County COVID-19 joint task force, health officials said the higher transmission of COVID-19 we once saw in more populated areas of Memphis are now moving to the outskirts of the city and into suburban areas which is a natural progression they say.“Within our county, it’s mostly in the… Read More
West Tennessee’s rural counties are seeing a dramatic increase in COVID-19 cases. In the past 14 days, Fayette county added 257 cases. Tipton county increased its COVID-19 count by 262 and Dyer County saw a whopping 473 new cases. October 20: West Tennessee counties see rise in COVID-19 cases
President Donald Trump walked out of Walter Reed Medical Center Monday heading back to the White House after testing positive for COVID-19 last Thursday. “It’s not like if you or I were to go home so my bet, although I don’t know this for a fact, is that they’re going to have you know all… Read More