COVID-19 is spreading at its fastest rate in Arizona since June, leading an Arizona State University expert to say the state is in the middle of a surge. Meanwhile, University of Arizona researchers have found that coronavirus antibodies can last for months after a person has recovered from COVID-19, potentially providing long-term immunity. Researchers at both UArizona and ASU will benefit from a gift of $1 million each from the Tohono O’odham Nation of southern Arizona to help develop rapid tests.
Arizona in second wave of Covid-19 surge; ASU ramps up saliva COVID test / Phoenix Business Journal
Tohono O’odham Nation to give $2 million to ASU, UA for COVID-19 research / Arizona Republic
Scottsdale firm’s invention could be a COVID-buster / Scottsdale Progress
AZBio honors 10 Arizona legislators as trailblazers / AZ Big Media
The Arizona Bioindustry Association will honor 10 Arizona legislators at the virtual 2020 AZBio Trailblazer Awards this December for their efforts to grow the state’s life science and health care industries.