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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 8, 2021.

Thousands of COVID-19 vaccination appointments on the books for UNC Health this week – Dr. David Zvara (ABC 11)

UNC enrolling participants for Novavax COVID-19 vaccine phase III trial – Dr. Cindy Gay (WTKR)

UK approves anti-inflammatory drugs to treat sickest covid-19 patients after strong results in clinical trial – Dr. Jonathan Parr (Washington Post)

Many South Carolina healthcare workers opting out of getting COVID-19 vaccine – Dr. David Wohl (WSOC-TV)

Study identifies fracture risk with insomnia treatments for patients on dialysis – Drs. Magdalene Assimon & Jennifer E. Flythe (Healio)

UNC researchers study how COVID stress in pregnant women may impact baby’s health and development – Dr. Tracy Manuck (WFMY)

Could Your Chest Tightness Be Due to Anxiety? Why It Happens – Dr. Bradley Gaynes (The Healthy)

Disinfecting surfaces to prevent COVID-19 may be overkill, expert says – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (ABC 11)

Need for COVID-19 treatments increases as NC case numbers soar – Dr. David Wohl (CBS-17)

Study: COVID transmission rare in North Carolina schools – Dr. Alexa Mieses Malchuck (WRAL)

Coronavirus: Third COVID-19 variant – how it compares to UK and South African strains – Alex Rubinsteyn – (Newshub)

In Phase 1b and want a vaccine? High demand and limited supply means you’ll need an appointment – Dr. David Wohl (ABC 11)

Doctor warns: Treat everyone as if they have COVID – Dr. Anita Skaria (WRAL)

Releasing of all COVID-19 vaccine doses to NC with guarantee of 2nd dose is big promise to keep – Dr. David Wohl (CBS 17)