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Memphis Zoo animals may soon get COVID-19 vaccine

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Zoo leaders discussed COVID-19 testing and vaccines with their animals Tuesday. Senior Veterinarian Felicia Knightly says the zoo’s great apes are at the top of the list to receive the vaccine due to their relation to human beings. But she also says there are no studies out yet that say whether a COVID-19 vaccine would be effective in certain species of animals.
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Memphis City Council may mandate vaccines for employees

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — New data shows only half of city employees are vaccinated, and now some Memphis City Council members want to require a vaccine mandate. “We tired of burying y’all,” said funeral home director and Memphis City Council member Edmund Ford, Sr. The strong reaction came after Ford learned...
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Memphis COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Memphis: 1. 814 Jefferson Ave 901-222-7468; 2. 6019 Walnut Grove Rd 866-941-4785; 3. 1331 Union Ave Suite 1000 901-289-2582; 4. 4095 American Way 866-231-4477; 5. 6084 Apple Tree Dr #10 901-779-6500; 6. 5055 Stage Rd (901) 266-5130; 7. 3502
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Le Bonheur specialist says vaccine for children 5-11 looks promising

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Possible protection from COVID-19 could be on the horizon for younger children after a summer that saw pediatric cases increasing in Memphis and nationwide. Pfizer says a medical trial shows its coronavirus vaccine is safe for children as young as 5 years old, which could be a big step toward making the vaccine available to that age group. It comes at a time when COVID-19 cases in children have been skyrocketing.
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Methodist Le Bonheur: 86% of new COVID patients are not vaccinated

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Almost nine out of 10 new COVID patients at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare are unvaccinated, the hospital group reported Wednesday. Methodist reported 211 new adult COVID hospitalizations Wednesday, and nine children hospitalized at Le Bonheur. Eighty-six percent of those were not vaccinated. A day before, Methodist Le...
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35% of active COVID-19 cases are in children

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - There are currently 6,943 active COVID-19 cases in Shelby County with 35% being pediatric cases, 2,455 cases as of Sunday morning. 665 new COVID-19 cases were reported with a seven day average of 770 Sunday morning. 205 of the newly reported cases are pediatric cases. The...
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Memphis COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Memphis: 1. 814 Jefferson Ave 901-222-7468; 2. 6019 Walnut Grove Rd 866-941-4785; 3. 1331 Union Ave Suite 1000 901-289-2582; 4. 6084 Apple Tree Dr #10 901-779-6500; 5. 5055 Stage Rd (901) 266-5130; 6. 3502 Park Ave (901) 324-1050; 7.
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Memphis Mayor Tests Positive for COVID-19

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said he has tested positive for COVID-19. Strickland, who is vaccinated, said in a social media post he is experiencing mild congestion but otherwise is feeling well. “I’m thankful for being vaccinated,” Strickland tweeted Friday. ”...Over 90% of Memphians being hospitalized are...
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