Protests and pandemic may be something Memphis COVID rates can weather

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 04, 2020 4:02 PM CT | Published: June 04, 2020 4:02 PM CT

The dean of clinical affairs at UTHSC says the local pandemic is "under reasonable control" and a week of protests gathering hundreds of Memphians together was important enough to risk what might lead to a rise in confirmed cases.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

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


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