Did you know there are tests you can take to see if you’re immune or vulnerable to the coronavirus? FOX13 spoke with doctors and scientists who are investigating our bodies’ ability to fight off COVID-19 and working on a test that could indicate if we are either possibly immune or still vulnerable. They are called… Read More
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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is tracking the COVID-19 pandemic in Shelby County, the Memphis Metropolitan Area, and Tennessee.
New data shows a steady increase in new COVID-19 cases in Shelby County compared to neighboring counties in the Mid-South. The same data shows more cases per capita in more rural counties like Tipton County. Researchers at the UT Health Science Center say we have to look at these numbers with context.
You can protect yourself and help prevent the spread of coronavirus by: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub Wear a mask when you are out in public Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close… Read More
Starting this week, information the University of Tennessee Health Science Center collects about COVID-19 infection rates across the nine-county metropolitan area will be available to the public.
The past several months have been hard, different, uneasy and challenging for us all. Since we suspended in-person classes on our campuses on March 11, life as we know it has drastically changed. No one ever heard of “social distancing” on our campuses prior to March. No one imagined that protective face masks would be… Read More
To wear a mask or not to wear one. It’s developed into one of the enduring debates of the COVID-19 pandemic. And in the eyes of many, it’s more a matter of motive than need that drives the debate.
Over the last several weeks, most of the information we’ve been sharing with you has been serious and not always uplifting news. Today is different. Today, I want to share some things to help remind you that even though things are difficult now, there is still some good news out there.