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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 29, 2021.

UNC Health enrolling kids in Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trial – Dr. Cindy Gay (CBS 17)

J&J shot returns to vaccine rotation at UNC Health – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

Wake County Schools board to consider budget for mental health support for students with more counselors – Dr. Christina Cruz (ABC 11)

As vaccination rates decline, DHHS and health care providers trying to reach rural, underserved communities – Dr. David Wohl (NC Policy Watch)

Grieving mom uses National Bike Safety Month to urge parents to take bike safety seriously – Dr. Scott Elton (ABC 11)

UNC researchers to start enrolling children in Novavax COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial – Dr. Cindy Gay (WTKR)

Race to Vaccinate – Dr. Alexa Mieses-Malchuk (ABC 11)

Time to see Grandma? Tips on making summer plans if you’ve been vaccinated – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (WRAL Go Ask Mom)

Vaccination rate in NC slows as state works through ‘layers of eagerness,’ expert says – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

Psychedelic drugs without the trip? This sensor could help seek them out – Dr. Bryan Roth (Nature)

Review outlines approaches to deliver radiation to tumors while sparing healthy tissue – Dr. Larry Marks (Science Codex)

3 ways to help prevent child abuse – Dr. Molly Berkoff & Jessica Guice-Albritton (WRAL Go Ask Mom)

As COVID-19 vaccinations slow, experts urge caution about lifting more rules – Dr. David Wohl (CBS 17)

Wearing Masks For Covid-19 Led To Reduction In Asthma Cases By 65% – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (The Health Site)

Nurses: How Far We Have Come – Dr. Ernest Grant (MedScape)

30 Ways Your Heart Is Not Working Correctly, Say Doctors – Dr. Christopher Kelly (Eat This, Not That)

Aborting a fetus with Down syndrome would be illegal under NC bill – Dr. Wing Ng (WRAL)

CDC: Anxiety caused last month’s fainting at vaccination sites, here’s how vaccine providers are curbing more cases – Dr. David Wohl (WCNC)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Breakthrough gene therapies in sight – Dr. Matt Hirsch (India Education)

Here’s How Moderna and Pfizer Are Testing COVID-19 Vaccines in Babies and Young Children – Dr. David Wohl (Yahoo)

Researchers improve HIV care using mobile gaming application – Dr. Lisa Hightow-Weidman (News Medical)