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
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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.
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.