Governor Doug Ducey today announced that Arizona will receive 2.19 million Abbott rapid point-of-care tests from the federal government. The tests can produce results within 15 minutes. Delivery is expected to take place with shipments beginning in the next seven to 10 days. The Arizona Department of Health Services is working with county health departments
America has already conducted far more Coronavirus tests than any other nation on Earth—more than the entire European Union and more than all of Latin America combined. Now, President Trump has announced that his Administration will distribute 150 million rapid, point-of-care Coronavirus tests in the coming weeks. This action will more than double the total
Pandemic Pounds: 1 in 3 Arizonans believe government should act to combat obesity following Covid-19, reveals study
1 in 5 admit the Coronavirus pandemic has prompted them to try lose weight. And half said they would encourage a loved one to lose weight. As America continues to battle Covid-19, numerous studies have now concluded that obesity may be one of the most important predictors of severe coronavirus illness. This discovery undoubtedly falls
The timing has been terrible for California farmworkers in 2020: wilting heat waves, wildfires spewing acrid smoke across the state and the persistent threat of COVID-19. This triple threat looms large over the lucrative fall harvest of grapes and almonds, which for some seasonal laborers is the busiest time of year, until November. Kent E.
How do Americans view the virus? NAU anthropology professor examines attitudes, perceptions of COVID-19
In their ongoing research about Americans’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, Northern Arizona University anthropology professor Lisa Hardy and her collaborators have talked to dozens of people. A couple of them stand out. Hardy spoke to a man who had polio as a child and had to live in a home with an iron lung
Joined by public health and university leaders, Governor Doug Ducey today announced the State of Arizona is investing $14 million additional dollars to support the efforts of Arizona State University, the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University to contain the spread of COVID-19 and protect Arizona communities. The state is providing $8 million for