Quiet, quick, lethal, the perpetrator was a mysterious killer when the woman in Memphis, facts in hand, began following its tracks. Like a murderer hiding in the night, the thing could be deadly, elusive, everywhere and no place, good at masking its trail. One day in China, then Italy, then America, then Brazil, it moved,… Read More
UTHSC In the Media
For months, the White House used tests to help limit the president’s possible exposure to the coronavirus. Last week the Trump administration announced it will send millions of rapid tests to states to help get students and teachers back to school.
The experimental drug given to President Trump to treat his COVID-19 infection is the very same drug being used in a clinical trial right here in Memphis. Dr. Scott Strome, Executive Dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, is very familiar with the antibody cocktail from biotech firm Regeneron. … Read More
Not to jinx anything, but if Shelby County were a patient in a hospital, at this point it would be sitting up in bed, eating some jello and smiling for the first time in a long time. Not healthy, per se, and definitely not ready to be discharged — but much improved.
The Shelby County Health Department could ease restrictions on restaurants and sporting events next week, Health Officer Bruce Randolph said Thursday. The revised guidelines could allow for more fans inside the Liberty Bowl. “We will revise the indoor and outdoor seating capacity for sporting events,” he said. “Currently it’s at 12 feet. We are looking… Read More
Procter & Gamble is partnering with rideshare company Lyft on a new initiative to tackle vehicle cleanliness amid the coronavirus pandemic. P&G Professional, the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), is providing Lyft with cleaning and disinfection products for drivers. The division also worked with Lyft and medical experts from the University of… Read More
University of Tennessee’s Health Science Center is turning heads. Way before the pandemic, its gene research and mobile stroke unit were groundbreaking. Now we learn in addition to hoping to come up with a vaccine, Researchers will also be conducting clinical trials for a drug that can fight COVID-19.
A new potential COVID-19-fighting drug is being tested in Memphis. Researchers on the clinical trials hope the drug will help treat people with COVID-19 who do not require hospitalization and prevent infection among people who have had close contact with someone who tested positive. Regional One Health and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center… Read More