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In the Media

Can you get coronavirus through your eyes? Local health experts weigh in

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Medical experts are debating whether the coronavirus can enter our bodies through our eyes. A medical news contributor believes he got coronavirus through his eyes while on an airplane. He says the rest of his face was covered. Also mentioned on : May 16: WJHL


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Coronavirus impacts Mother’s Day celebrations

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Mother’s Day will have to be celebrated a little differently this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Jon McCullers, Dean of Clinical Affairs at the College of Medicine at University of Tennessee Health Science Center, said people really need to limit contact and avoid gathering.


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Video shows former Memphis newspaper office’s transformation into COVID care site

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Major changes are taking place to turn a downtown Memphis landmark into a COVID-19 hospital. WREG’s Alex Coleman took a tour of the old Commercial Appeal building — a building Memphis health care workers hope they’ll never have to use.


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Memphis doctor donates blood plasma to help others fight coronavirus

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A Mid-South doctor stepped up to donate a part of himself to help others after he recovered from COVID-19.


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Memphis medical students volunteer on the front line of COVID-19 testing

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As Memphis battles the coronavirus pandemic, some of those on the front lines are medical students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. It’s an initiative no other medical school in the United States has been allowed to do — using medical students and leading a test center.  


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Kids and COVID-19: No need for parents to be alarmed, says region’s chief pediatrician

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The elderly are most at risk of severe coronavirus complications, but over the last few there’s been a growing evidence that younger, otherwise healthy people can also fall victim.


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Pandemic creates a new stress for separated parents

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The COVID-19 pandemic has separated parents wondering how they are going to abide by custody and parenting agreements as people are being asked to stay home.


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Live at 9: UTHSC, Lily Brooks O’Briant and cutting your own hair

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is working to arm the public with vital information about the virus.