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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 March 4, 2021.

“In many ways it’s been disastrous”: COVID pandemic provides perfect storm for Americans with eating disorders – Dr. Cynthia Bulik (CBS News)

Merck says study shows COVID-19 drug causes quick reduction in virus – Dr. William Fischer (Reuters)

Best-kept secret’: Antibody treatment for COVID-19 that experts say saves lives available in area – Dr. David Wohl (WSOC-TV)

UNC answers COVID-19 vaccine questions at first town hall – Dr. David Weber (Daily Tar Heel)

Talk It Out NC concerned about impacts of pandemic on underage drinking – Dr. Donita Robinson (CBS 17)

UNC Health clinic treats COVID-19 long haulers – Dr. John Michael Baratta (CBS 17)

Can a pill help you fight COVID? Early study results suggest it’s possible – Dr. William Fischer (News & Observer)

UNC doctors: COVID-19 vaccines should show dramatic results by summer – Drs. Wesley Burks, David Weber, Alexa Mieses Malchuk & David Wohl (News & Observer)

7 California prisons had so many COVID cases, they now have herd immunity. More could follow – Dr. Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein (The Fresno Bee)

International Women’s Day spotlight: 32 thoughts on leadership from women in the healthcare industry – Janet Hadar (Becker’s Hospital Review)

COVID nursing home deaths slowing in Charlotte, as community deaths rise. – Dr. David Weber (Charlotte Observer)

Federal task force: More smokers, non-smokers should get free lung cancer screenings – Dr. Daniel Reuland (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Smokers over 50 should be screened for lung cancer annually, group says – Drs. Ethan Basch & Louise Henderson (UPI)

Getting answers: What can I do after I get my second shot? – Dr. Joe Eron (WNCT)

‘I’m so excited’: Wake County teachers, staff eager to receive COVID-19 vaccine at UNC-Rex hospital – Dr. Linda Butler (ABC 11)

‘We’re not promised tomorrow’: COVID-19 reflections one year later from doctors, patients – Dr. Jason Mock (ABC 11)

The Surprising Key to Combatting Vaccine Refusal – Dr. Giselle Corbie-Smith (The Atlantic)

Here’s why you shouldn’t compare efficacy numbers for the 3 COVID-19 vaccines – Dr. David Wohl (CBS 17)

When will drops in COVID-19 numbers reflect vaccinations? For nursing homes, that time is now, experts say – Dr. Joe Eron (FOX 46)

COVID-19 testing numbers continue to drop across North Carolina – Dr. David Wohl (CBS 17)

How to Apologize to Your Kids – Dr. Alexa Mieses Malchuk (DNYUZ)

12 Surprising Signs Your Thyroid Should be Checked – Dr. Anita Skariah (Yahoo)

COVID-19 Vaccine: Trust and Communication – Dr. Giselle Corbie-Smith (The Hill)