Arizona Bioscience News: COVID-19 in Arizona

June 4, 2020

By Matt Ellsworth

Arizona Bioindustry Association members, ranging from a fashion incubator to an AI technology supplier, are playing a critical role in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. A Tucson bioscience company has developed a test to detect the virus in the air and on surfaces. And Arizona scientists are contributing to vaccine research and developing new tests as Arizona COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise.

Number of COVID-19 hospitalizations rises past 1,000 in Arizona / Arizona Daily Star

How Arizona Bioindustry Association members are fighting COVID-19 from multiple angles / KJZZ

Tucson company develops test to detect coronavirus on surfaces and in indoor air / Arizona Daily Star

NAU pathogen scientist collaborating on vaccine that could prevent, treat COVID-19 / Arizona Daily Sun

Weekly update on the science of COVID-19: viral evolution / KNAU

Fourth Coconino County COVID-19 blitz testing collects 341 tests / Arizona Daily Sun

Arizona closing in on a grim milestone: 1,000 COVID-19 deaths / Arizona Republic

Arizona State University creates test for COVID-19 that uses saliva /

COVID-19 in wastewater can show the virus’s spread, hotspots, UA researchers find / Arizona Daily Star

Pima County’s new health director ready to lead through COVID-19 / Tucson Local Media

Banner Health introduces telehealth consultations inside all its hospitals / Phoenix Business Journal

How a Yuma hospital handled its biggest spike in COVID cases / KJZZ

‘Our patients are not dying alone’: Hospital chaplains take on tough role during COVID-19 pandemic / Arizona Republic

How Arizona’s bioscience innovators are helping the world overcome COVID-19 / AZ Big Media (Op-ed)

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