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Sara Kemp, a medical technologist, processes COVID-19 test samples in the Medical Center's Molecular Pathology Laboratory.

Meet two new (robot) staffers in UMMC's COVID-19 testing lab

Monday, January 11, 2021

When technologists in the UMMC Molecular Pathology Laboratory went home at night for most of 2020, their hands and wrists ached, and no wonder: They each performed about 1,300 repetitive movements during a workday spent processing COVID-19 tests. This month, however, two robots - nicknamed "Optimus Prime" and "Terminator" by staff members - began shouldering a good bit of the work. Read More

Cessie Stringer smiles months after conquering COVID-19 with care from University of Mississippi Medical Center experts.

Indianola mother, baby now home after long COVID-19 battle

Monday, January 11, 2021

Treatment for Cessie Stringer's COVID-19-induced respiratory failure by a team of UMMC experts saved not only her life, but that of the child she was carrying. More than a month in intensive care and weeks of recovery at the Winfred L. Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants helped Stringer conquer the novel coronavirus. Read More

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