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UTHSC, Regional One to perform clinical trials in Memphis for possible COVID-19 drug

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Regional One Health are partnering on a clinical trial program in Memphis to evaluate a drug for COVID-19 treatment. The Memphis medical college and hospital announced Thursday they will provide late-stage trials for Regeneron’s REGN-COV2, an antibody cocktail the company is investigating for possible treatment and prevention… Read More


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Coronavirus vaccine researchers work to maintain transparency, build public trust around vaccine

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Doctors and researchers say creating a coronavirus vaccine is only half the battle. The other is getting people to actually take it. It’s why companies like Moderna and Pfizer are responding to calls to be more transparent about their processes and protocols. There are several trials happening now to develop a coronavirus vaccine, including a… Read More


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Live at 9: UTHSC aids students during pandemic

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Dr. Wendy Likes talks about how the College of Nursing has helped students during the pandemic.    


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Chadwick Boseman’s death from colon cancer is ‘eye-opening,’ doctors say

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Actor Chadwick Boseman’s death from colon cancer shocked the world, and it has many people checking up on their own health. Boseman died at the young age of 43 from cancer that doctors normally recommend getting checked for at the age of 50.


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Le Bonheur health officials recommend schools cancel in-person band practice

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For high school bands in the Mid-South, the pandemic has had them marching to a different beat this summer and, in some cases, not at all because of safety concerns for students. “Just to be honest, we haven’t found a lot of ways to mitigate those risks,” said Dr. Nicholas Hysmith, Le Bonheur’s medical director… Read More


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 Le Bonheur chief on COVID: Contact sports at school not safe for kids yet

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Le Bonheur Children’s hospital pediatrician in chief says he does not think it’s safe to go back to contact sports like football right now. Dr. Jon McCullers says we have high levels of community transmission, meaning there’s no good answer to returning to school.


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Live at 9: Interview with Dr. Richard Walker

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Dr. Richard Walker talks about an online event bringing citizens the latest information on COVID-19.  


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COVID-19 infection rates increasing among children in the Mid-South

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Mid-South health officials say the COVID-19 infection rate among children is increasing. As the clock is ticking for many Mid-South parents to decide if their children will return to in-person or remote learning this fall, some states, such as Mississippi, are seeing a number of new COVID cases, especially in one age group.