Samantha Burgess

Several drug trials ongoing to treat or prevent COVID-19

5 months ago Triangle 0
Written by: Samantha Burgess, editor-in-chief With COVID-19 continuing to spread across the world, several companies are working diligently on drug trials in the hopes of finding a new vaccine or existing treatment for the virus. One of the first drug trials, tested by Mylan and Teva, was for the anti-malaria drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine U.S  Read More

IHME predicts state of Tennessee will significantly flatten COVID-19 curve in April

5 months ago Triangle 0
Written by: Samantha Burgess, editor-in-chief CHATTANOOGA,Tenn—New predictions from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) reveal that Tennessee will be able to greatly flatten the curve of COVID-19 in the next few weeks thanks to the stay-at-home order and other precautions taken by Governor Lee.  Previous predictions from the IHME suggested that there would Read More