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Dr. LouAnn Woodward, UMMC vice chancellor for health affairs, explains why Mississippians must take precautions to stem the transmission of COVID-19.

Stemming COVID-19 transmission: ‘What we are doing now is not working’

Thursday, July 9, 2020

You don’t have to be a health care professional to realize that Mississippi is going in the wrong direction on stemming the widespread community transmission of COVID-19. Unless more people take the critical precautions of wearing a mask, social distancing and shunning gatherings, and washing hands frequently, hospitals will soon be overrun and beds even more scarce than they are now. Read More

Allison Moore, medical ICU nurse, dons full personal protective equipment when she enters the rooms of COVID-19 patients.

Caring for COVID-19 patients: Teamwork, time make difference

Monday, June 22, 2020

A day in the Medical Center’s intensive care units and floors dedicated to COVID-19 patients brings many things. In the ICU, adults fight to live. On the floor, there’s more hope of recovery. The common ties are front line and support staff who stride toward the threat and the cautious promise of new treatments that could make a difference between life and death. Read More

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