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Disinfo As A Public Health Crisis: The Parallels Between COVID-19 Misinformation And The 2019 Measles Outbreak

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In March 2020, a deliberate misinformation campaign spread fear among the American public by propagating the false story that a nationwide quarantine to contain the coronavirus pandemic was imminent.


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More teens committing violent crimes, DA wants to see more immediate intervention

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Shelby County’s District Attorney says the number of teens committing violent crimes is on the rise. “How do we make sure our kids stay off the wrong path? And if they put one toe that wrong path how do we get them off their quickly to save their lives and the lives of others in… Read More


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COVID-19 treatment used on President Trump drawing national attention, part of upcoming local study

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President Donald Trump said it’s a cure for COVID-19 and that same treatment will be used in Memphis in an upcoming clinical trial.


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Health Dept. loans lab equipment to higher ed

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Lab equipment owned by the Shelby County Health Department will receive new life while loaned to LeMoyne-Owen College and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, as the department partners with institutions that share and promote its mission.


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Opinion: Don’t let the COVID-19 pandemic delay childhood vaccinations

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, vaccination rates for children have dropped precipitously compared to the same time last year. Many parents and caregivers have delayed visits to their pediatrician’s office because of understandable concerns about COVID-19 transmission.


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Wall awarded $385,000 grant to study amyloidosis treatment options

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Jonathan Wall, PhD, professor in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville and director of the Amyloidosis and Cancer Theranostics, has been awarded a two-year grant totaling $385,000 from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health to study new treatments for systemic amyloidosis. Also:… Read More


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Health experts continue to urge COVID-19 safety after Trump test positive

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Medical experts said the number one lesson we can learn from President Trump contracting the coronavirus is that no one is exempt.


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Local doctor says President should take same precautions as anyone else with COVID-19

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President Donald Trump walked out of Walter Reed Medical Center Monday heading back to the White House after testing positive for COVID-19 last Thursday. “It’s not like if you or I were to go home so my bet, although I don’t know this for a fact, is that they’re going to have you know all… Read More