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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 January 15, 2021.

NC leads nearby states with 10 percent of COVID-19 vaccine doses going to Black people – Dr. Crystal Cene (CBS-17)

Time to broaden warning on fluoroquinolones to all adults? – Dr. Melina Kibbe (Reuters Health)

Most UNC students must get COVID-19 tests to return to campus. Why not grad students? – Dr. Amir Barzin (News & Observer)

If you struggle with emotional eating, read this – Dr. Christine Peat (WRAL)

Pandemic date night idea? Get vaccinated together – UNC docs did – Drs. Lisa Carey & Matt Ewand (WRAL TechWire)

‘A little skeptical:’ Black people make up shrinking share of COVID-19 cases in NC – but is that stat deceptive? – Dr. Crystal Cene (CBS 17)

Providers, health directors push back on complaints of slow vaccine rollout – Dr. David Wohl (NC Health News)

Pandemic blamed for rising gun violence – Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody (China Daily)

No evidence to suggest uptick in disinfecting surfaces is bad for kids’ immune systems, expert says – Dr. Michael Steiner (ABC 11)

How Calls for Criminal Justice Reform in the U.S. Have Grown More Forceful by the Coronavirus – Dr. Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein (The Organization for World Peace)

Johnston County COVID-19 vaccine clinic opens at Corinth Holders High School – Dr. David Wohl (ABC 11)

Ketamine Is Revealing a New Understanding of Depression and the Brain – Dr. Robert McClure (Elemental)