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Memphis Mandates: Employers Navigate Conflicting State, Federal Vaccine Rules

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The University of Memphis announced on Nov. 16 that all faculty and staff would be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The bulk of local collegiate institutions had already announced vaccination requirements for both staff and students before the fall semester began. But the U of M’s announcement came amid conflicting federal and state laws,… Read More

5- to 11-year-olds may have COVID vaccine by Halloween

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“A lot of groups, including children’s hospital groups, are urging the FDA to rapidly review and turn this one over,” said Dr. Jon McCullers, chief pediatrician at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. McCullers also is on faculty at UTHSC.

Vaxent and PREVENT kick off Strep A vaccine trials

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The vaccine was developed by Dr. James Dale at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and is being commercialized by PREVENT and Vaxent. The Phase I trial was announced in August.