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The below clickable headlines link directly to outside media outlets, which featured UNC School of Medicine faculty during the past week, from Friday November 13 to 19.

Moderna’s initial vaccine results ‘more than hoped for,’ says UNC expert – Dr. Cindy Gay (WRAL)

E-cigarettes can significantly alter a body’s response to viruses, UNC study finds – Drs. Meghan Rebuli & Ilona Jaspers (News & Observer)

Moderna vaccine is second to exceed expectations; mutated virus may be more vulnerable to new vaccines – Dr. Ralph Baric (Reuters)

Rapid Testing Is Less Accurate Than the Government Wants to Admit – Dr. Melissa Miller (ProPublica)

New approaches to treating seriously ill COVID patients may persist beyond the pandemic – Dr. Shannon Carson (NC Health News)

On-campus lab will help UNC-Chapel Hill expand student coronavirus testing next semester – Dr. Amir Barzin (WRAL)

Providers at this NC colon cancer hotspot seek to shrink the screening gap with at-home tests – Dr. Dan Reuland

‘Now is not the time to mingle’: UNC lab director talks Thanksgiving gathering dos and don’ts amid COVID-19 surge – Dr. Melissa Miller (WTVD ABC 11)

Partnership with UNC Health will Ensuring the Readiness of the Army’s Medical Force – Dr. Wesley Burks (U.S. Army)

Postpartum depression could start 3 years after birth, new research shows – Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody (Today)

UNC Medical Center launches new therapy for heart failure in a first for Carolinas – Dr. Anil Gehi (WRAL TechWire)

COVID spread in rural NC; Testing for holiday travelers and college students; Insurance and travel testing – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (NC Health News)

8 Wound Care Tips for Hidradenitis Suppurativa – Dr. Christopher Sayed (Everyday Health)

Trying to have a COVID-safe Thanksgiving? Here’s your checklist before the holidays. – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (News & Observer)

Dr. Fauci Warns These COVID Symptoms Can Last for Months – Dr. Amir Barzin (Yahoo)