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Mid-South doctors say be prepared for several waves of COVID-1

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Memphis-area doctors say people need to be prepared that COVID-19 may last into 2021, or longer. Models show after we get past the 1st outbreak, there will be several waves of outbreaks in our area lasting into fall of 2021 or longer. The models presented show each wave will get smaller and smaller in terms… Read More


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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.


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Massive public health response will be needed for next wave

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In the lull after the surge, expected to end about May 11 here, Shelby County leaders need a plan for how to attack the second wave. “We need a greatly expanded team for identifying cases and contact tracing,” said Dr. Jon McCullers, “that hopefully will allow us to navigate additional waves without shutting down the… Read More


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Predictions on COVID-19 surge differ, but all agree it’s coming

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The Surge. It’s coming. When will it arrive in Memphis and Shelby County? How long will it last? How large will it be? How many people will get sick? How many will die? Will we be prepared?


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UTHSC receives donation of face masks from institutions in China

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center says it has received a donation of thousands of masks from its partner institutions in China. UTHSC says the donation is the result of the university’s affiliation with several academic and health care institutions in China.


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Dental School Uses 3-D Printer to Make Masks

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The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry says it has successfully created highly effective biologic filtration masks using a 3-D printer in its Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. “We were having difficulty obtaining the proper PPE (personal protective equipment) N95 mask,” said Jeffrey Brooks, DMD, executive associate dean and associate… Read More


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Memphis man shares his experience after recovering from coronavirus

A majority of people who test positive for COVID-19 do recover from the illness. A Memphis man who survived the virus is now discussing the effects of the disease.


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Memphis kindness blog, April 4: China donates face masks to UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received thousands of masks from from universities in China. Donald Thomason, dean of the College of Graduate Health Sciences, said the college has already received 2,000 masks from Hebei University and Hebei Medical University. Another 10,000 are en route from Harbin Medical University. First Hospital of Qiqihar… Read More