Arizona Bioscience News: COVID-19 in Arizona

November 19, 2020

By Matt Ellsworth

A recent study found that nearly 11% of Maricopa County residents have been infected with COVID-19—a number far greater than what has been reported through testing. Vaccine trials are continuing in the state, and a Diné scientist from Arizona is working in a lab at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health to help develop an antibody “cocktail” to treat COVID-19 patients.

Study finds more than 1 in 10 Maricopa County residents has been infected with COVID-19 / Arizona Republic

Study: Up to 4 unreported COVID-19 cases for every 1 reported in Maricopa County / KJZZ

On the front line: Diné scientist working toward cure for COVID-19 / Navajo Times

Scottsdale firm helping arrange COVID-19 vaccine trials in Arizona / Phoenix Business Journal

Pima County, state preparing COVID-19 vaccine plans / Arizona Public Media

Gov. Ducey orders $25M spent on hospital staffing as COVID numbers spike / Phoenix Business Journal

Gov. Ducey orders COVID-19 test sites at Arizona airports. Here’s what we know so far / Arizona Republic

Arizona health department directs schools to enforce mask requirements / KTAR

Salivating over new COVID-19 tests / KVOA

Places with saliva-based COVID testing expecting influx of people /

Kids’ sports are causing coronavirus superspreader events / KJZZ

Man lucky to be alive after double-lung transplant at Phoenix hospital / KTAR

Banner Health enacts visitor restrictions amid COVID-19 surge / KOLD

Coronavirus outbreaks cause some Arizona nursing homes to restrict visitors again / Arizona Republic

Central Phoenix experiences boom in healthcare and bioscience / AZ Big Media

In Phoenix, the nation’s fifth largest city, a unique hub for health care and bioscience industries is rising in a revitalized part of the community.

Here’s how Scottsdale’s Cure Corridor has become a game-changer / AZ Big Media

Scottsdale’s Cure Corridor has experienced abundant growth and has become a game-changer in the evolving health care industry—with all indications pointing to more to come.

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