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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 April 22, 2021.

Combating vaccine hesitancy among Gen Z as COVID cases, hospital admissions tick up – Dr. Shannon Carson (CBS 17)

US Lifts Pause on J&J Single Doses – Dr. David Wohl (News Nation)

Though concerned about COVID-19, cigar smokers are smoking more, survey finds – Drs. Sarah Kowitt & Adam Goldstein (Journey Line)

Un estudio señala cuál es la forma correcta de llevar la doble mascarilla – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (

Human IgG1 Antibody Shows Promise in Myasthenia Gravis – Dr. James Howard (MedPageToday)

What’s causing allergic reactions to some COVID-19 vaccines? UNC working on an answer – Dr. David Peden (WGHP-TV)

UNC expert says it’s early to assume a COVID-19 booster will be needed, but good to be prepared – Dr. Cindy Gay (WGHP-TV)

Switching shots: Health experts discuss if people can receive different brand for booster COVID-19 vaccine – Dr. David Weber (WRAL)

You Can Work Out Before Your COVID Vaccine, but It Won’t Necessarily Boost Immune Response – Dr. Sofija Volertas (POPSUGAR)

Health worker burnout skyrockets during pandemic –  Dr. Nadia Charguia (WRAL)

Food Insecurity Can Lead Straight to the ED – Dr. Seth Berkowitz (Emergency Medicine News)

Do you need to wear a mask outside? CDC reconsidering but NC mandate stays – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (WNCT)

What’s causing allergic reactions to some COVID-19 vaccines? UNC working on an answer – Dr. David Peden (CBS 17)

UNC, Duke doctors share guidance for Cooper’s June 1 reopening target date – Dr. David Wohl (ABC 11)

There is a right way and a wrong way to wear a double mask – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (Explica)

UNC joins national effort to study allergic reactions to COVID mRNA vaccines – Dr David Peden (ABC 11)

Some Companies Want To Make Psychedelics That Don’t Cause Hallucinations – Dr. Bryan Roth (Green Entrepreneur)

Covid-19: Hate Wearing Face Masks? Now, Doctors And Experts Are Advising Using Two – Dr. Phillip Clapp (MSN)

G1 Therapeutics Announces Publication of Pooled Results from Pivotal Clinical Program of COSELA (trilaciclib) in Clinical Lung Cancer – Dr. Jared Weiss (BioSpace)