COVID-19

April 21, 2020
Daniel Scheitrum, assistant professor of agricultural and resource economics, explains why U.S. oil prices have fallen deep into the red and what it might take to get back in the black.
April 20, 2020
AZCOVIDTXT will allow people to report the health and wellness condition in their household on a weekly basis through brief surveys on their mobile phones.
Joe Gerald (Photo: Kris Hanning/University of Arizona Health Sciences)
April 16, 2020
Dr. Joe Gerald, an associate professor of public health, helped inform Arizona policymakers during the early stages of the pandemic with weekly reports that identified how COVID-19 was affecting Arizona what the future might bring.
The notion that older people aren't good at using technology is one pervasive and unhelpful stereotype being highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic, says UArizona researcher Jake Harwood.
April 16, 2020
COVID-19 could create a "perfect storm" for reinforcing stereotypes about older people, says UArizona researcher Jake Harwood, who studies intergenerational communication.
The antibody tests build upon the work of UArizona Health Sciences researchers Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich, whose lab is pictured here, and Deepta Bhattacharya. (Photo: Kris Hanning/University of Arizona Health Sciences)
April 14, 2020
The University of Arizona will provide antibody testing for the state of Arizona, beginning with 250,000 health care workers and first responders.
Many universities, including the University of Arizona, have been forced to cancel in-person graduation ceremonies because of COVID-19. This photo was taken during the 2018 ceremony.
April 9, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the cancellation of countless time-honored rituals. Maribel Alvarez in the School of Anthropology says creating new rituals can help ease the pain.
Medical student Christian Bergman distributes breakfast to a homeless man. (Photo by Rick Kopstein/Biocommunications)
April 8, 2020
Students in the College of Medicine – Tucson are screening the local homeless population for COVID-19 symptoms, while also providing meals and supportive care.
April 8, 2020
The newly formed Arizona COVID-19 Genomics Union, or ACGU, which includes UArizona virus expert Michael Worobey, will use genomic sequencing to track the new coronavirus.
Anna Montana Cirell wears the all-laser cut face shield design. (Photo: Kris Hanning/University of Arizona Health Sciences)
April 8, 2020
In response to shortages amid the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty and staff are designing and manufacturing face shields, intubation hoods, respirators and more.

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