Throughout the first week of January, a record number of people were sick in Memphis hospitals with COVID-19. The first few days of 2021 saw more than 600 people in the hospital each day. On Wednesday, there was a record 661.
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One of UTHSC’s data scientists is applying her extensive expertise in informatics to a national effort to leverage big data in the fight against COVID-19. Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, MLS, a faculty member in Health Informatics and Information Management at UTHSC, is a co-lead for one of the clinical domain teams of the National COVID Cohort… Read More
The COVID-19 death toll in Shelby County could accelerate in the next eight weeks if the pandemic is left unchecked. People could begin to die by the dozens each day and Shelby County could see about 1,000 more people perish between now and mid-February, projections from the Memphis and Shelby County COVID-19 joint task-force show. Such a… Read More