Vaccine and virus offer high hopes and worst fears at same time

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 09, 2021 4:03 PM CT | Published: January 08, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Dr. Stephen Threlkeld, one of the city’s leading experts on the COVID-19 virus, says state and local officials need to figure out a vaccine pipeline that can keep the vaccine coming while not forgetting about the importance of testing. 


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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