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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 April 29, 2022.

Roadblocks for treatment: Here’s how to get the take-home pill for COVID in NC – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

COVID-19 cases increasing in younger children – Dr. Matthew Vogt (WTVD)

FDA approves drug for adults with generalized myasthenia gravis – Dr. James F. Howard Jr. (Healio)

Paxlovid’s failure as a preventative measure raises questions, but doctors still back it as a therapeutic – Dr. Myron Cohen (STAT)

Parents concerned about hepatitis strain affecting children – Dr. Steven Lichtman (Spectrum News)

The body’s response to allergic asthma also helps protect against COVID-19 – Dr. Camille Ehre (Science News)

Scientists Detail Brain Dynamics Implicated in Neurological Conditions – Dr. Ian Shih (Newswise)

Patients with Cystic fibrosis are living longer, doctor says – Dr. Stephanie Duggins Davis (WRAL)

UNC blood clot expert working with NASA to study blood flow, clot formation in zero gravity –  Dr. Stephan Moll (EurekAlert!)

CDC now recommends masking on public transportation – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (WRAL)

Yes, you can develop an allergy to red meat if bitten by this tick – Dr. Scott Commins (

How long-haul COVID continues to impact some North Carolinians: ‘It has been very perplexing’ – Dr. John Baratta (WUNC)

More than 80% in NC qualify for COVID treatment, yet doctors are slow to prescribe it – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

COVID cases up 28% in NC, officials warn of summer surge – Dr. David Wohl (WRAL)

FDA Action Update, April 2022: Extensions, Approvals, and Designations – Dr. James Howard (NeurologyLive)

Does space travel lead to blood clots? Nasa gives the answer – Dr. Stephan Moll (E&T Magazine)