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St. Jude CEO says COVID-19 pandemic not science’s fault but reflection of globalization

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 15, 2020 4:00 AM CT

On "Behind The Headlines," Dr. James Downing talked about the gap between public health and health care as well as the research hospital's $20 million effort to keep the virus off its campus through weekly testing. Data from the testing regimen is also part of a global research effort and St. Jude is participating in clinical trials for a vaccine.

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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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