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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 Monday December 27, 2021.

NC shatters record high COVID-19 daily positivity rate in first metric update since holiday weekend – Dr. David Wohl (ABC11)

Ralph Baric is The News & Observer’s 2021 Tar Heel of the Year – Dr. Ralph Baric (The News & Observer)

Long Covid patients are ‘terrified’ of omicron – Dr. John Baratta (NBC News)

Tweens, 10-14, have highest COVID case rate in the state – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

It took a major effort to deliver the COVID vaccine. These people in NC did their part – Dr. David Wohl (The News & Observer)

Do fully vaccinated need COVID test if exposed or sick? What to know as omicron spreads – Dr. David Wohl (The Kansas City Star)

High GI Spending Reveals Research, Public Health Need – Anne F. Peery (Medscape)

There’s a new drug to prevent Covid-19, but there won’t be nearly enough for Americans who are eligible – Dr. Myron Cohen ( International)

COVID-19 testing sites in the Triangle seeing rapid usage, long wait times as omicron spreads – Dr. David Weber (CBS17)

Faculty Executive Committee discusses spring return-to-campus concerns at UNC – Dr. Amir Barzin (The Daily Tar Heel)

Coronavirus omicron updates: Here’s what to know in North Carolina on Dec. 29 – Dr. Peyton Thompson (The News & Observer)

Two Years Into Pandemic, Healthcare Staff Shortages and Burnout Reign – Dr. Crystal Schiller (Chapelboro)

Can Your Genes Up Your Risk for HS? – Dr. Christopher Sayed (HealthCentral)

COVID-19 cases, percent positive surge in NC, but which metrics mean the most right now? – Dr. David Wohl (WNCN)

1 in 5: NC’s rate of positive COVID-19 cases among tested highest since pandemic began – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

How some Raleigh bars, nightlife venues are striving to keep customers safe during New Year’s celebrations – Dr. David Wohl (CBS17)

New COVID cases soar in U.S. – Dr. David Wohl (News & Record)

Even though CDC revised omicron prevalence estimate, experts say omicron will eventually explode – Dr. Dirk Dittmer, Dr. David Wohl (CBS17)

Can you trust a negative COVID-19 test? – Dr. David Weber (WRAL)

Questions Remain About Who Will Get Monoclonal Antibodies for COVID-19 Preexposure Prophylaxis – Dr. Myron Cohen (JAMA Network)

The Effect of Efgartigimod’s Approval on the Myasthenia Gravis Landscape: James F. Howard, MD (NeurologyLive)

53 more McDowell residents test positive for COVID-19 since Monday. Health district returns to daily reports. – Dr. David Wohl (McDowell News)

NC COVID-19 case count tops 9,000 for first time since January – Dr. David Wohl (WSOC TV)

6 people are testing positive for COVID-19 each minute in NC, WRAL analysis shows – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

Same-day appointments appear to be booked at all 5 of Wake’s COVID-19 testing sites as state adds new clinics – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

Cangrelor reduces ischemic events vs. clopidogrel early after PCI – Dr. Matthew A. Cavender (Healio)

Would a 4th dose of COVID vaccine wear out your immune system? No, and here’s why not – Dr. Cindy Gay (WNCN)

Increasing metrics, fewer treatments: Hospitals facing unique challenges from Omicron – Dr. Myron Cohen (WTVD)

UNC expert: Vaccinated students, parents should feel safer about back-to-school – Dr. Zach Willis (WRAL)