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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 Thursday December 4 2020.

UNC global health expert: This is going to be a difficult winter – Dr. Myron Cohen (ABC 11) Extended Interview on vaccines

Next step for NC’s coronavirus response could come in Tuesday announcement – Dr. David Wohl (ABC 11) Extended Interview

UNC Health nursing director working in ICU with COVID-19 patients says seeing people not taking precautions is ‘frustrating’ – Eric Wolak (ABC 11)

Inside the Battleground: The frontline of the coronavirus pandemic in the US – Dr. Shannon Carson (News Nation)

Restaurants turn to tents and heaters to keep diners outdoors in winter. Is it safe? – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (News & Observer)

Obesity Rates Significantly Higher in Black Women With Breast Cancer – Dr. Kristen Nyrop (Physician’s Weekly)

How Covid test supply shortages could cause a ‘public health crisis’ of undiagnosed STIs – Dr. Melissa Miller (NBC News)

COVID-19 vaccine to be free as N.C. health officials prepare for distribution – Dr. Cindy Gay (WBTV)

Patients with Blood Cancers Especially Vulnerable to COVID-19 Infections – Dr. William Wood (Medical Research)

Scientists identify brain cells that help drive bodily reaction to fear, anxiety – Drs. Jose Rodríguez-Romaguera & Randall Ung (Brinkwire)

North Carolina reports 2nd day of more than 6,000 new COVID-19 cases amid record 2,191 hospitalizations – Dr. David Weber (ABC 11)

Local health care workers split on getting COVID vaccine – Drs. Wesley Burks & David Wohl (WRAL)

Hospitals have space for COVID patients, but staffs are strained – Dr. Abhi Mehrotra (WRAL)

Children as young as 12 needed for COVID-19 vaccine trials – Dr. Payton Thompson (WRAL)

Can You Get COVID Twice? – Dr. Alexa Mieses Malchuk (WRAL)

Vaccines are coming to NC’s prisons. Who should get first priority? – Dr. Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein (NC Health News)