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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, starting Friday December 18, 2020.

In Massachusetts, Inmates Will Be Among First to Get Vaccines – Dr. Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein (New York Times)

FDA grants Emergency Use Authorization to Moderna Vaccine – Dr. Joseph Eron (WGN News Nation) extended interview

Decoding an Outbreak: How Covid-19 Ripped through the Baltimore Ravens – Dr. Dirk Dittmer (Wall Street Journal)

Bright moments for health care stood out in tough year – Janet Hadar (Triangle Business Journal)

Many bosses won’t mandate COVID vaccine, poll says. They’re scared of worker backlash – Dr. David Weber (News & Observer)

Do your holiday shopping online this year, health experts urge – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

UNC professor outlines what’s known about new COVID-19 strain hitting UK – Dr. Dirk Dittmer (CBS 17)

‘It’s OK to take the vaccine’: Head of nursing group entered trial to alleviate fears – Dr. Ernest Grant (Greensboro News & Record)

An Investigation by Scientist: What’s The Best Type of Mask for COVID-19 Protection? – Dr. Phillip Clapp (Seasia)

As you grow older, some preventive medical tests can actually be skipped – Dr. Christine Kistler (Washington Post)

In ‘emotional’ moment, Cooper and Cohen greet health workers getting COVID vaccine – Dr. Aidin Ashoori (News & Observer)

Gov. Cooper visits UNC hospital as frontline health care workers receive COVID-19 vaccine – Dr. Wesley Burks (WNCT)

Second coronavirus vaccine will let rural hospitals, smaller facilities begin giving shots – Dr. Cindy Gay (WRAL)

UNC’s Dr. David Wohl gets coronavirus vaccine (WRAL)

One in Five Prisoners in the U.S. has had COVID-19 – Dr. Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein (The Marshall Project)

COVID Confessions and Pandemic Silver Linings: First-Person Reflections on 2020 – Dr. Cynthia Bulik (Everyday Health)