While COVID-19 trends in Arizona continue to improve, a new report shows the state has the highest rate of children and young adults 19 and under testing positive for the infection. A number of late-stage clinical trials are underway in Arizona to test drugs for possible COVID-19 treatments while vaccine clinical trials continue as well. The COVID-19 pandemic could be having health impacts well beyond an infection. Banner Health reports a dramatic drop in cancer screenings and diagnoses as people are likely delaying care.
Could one of these drugs be the next emergency treatment for COVID-19? / Arizona Republic
Arizona has highest rate of pediatric COVID-19 in the US, report says / Arizona Republic
COVID-19 cases are falling in Arizona, but risk level remains high / Arizona Daily Star
Researchers from the Translational Genomics Research Institute and partners have found biomarkers in dolphins that could help explain why some animals, including humans, age faster and develop more age-related diseases than others.
UA prof’s invention saving sight of cataract patients worldwide / Arizona Daily Star
Technology for a new kind of trifocal lens implant developed by a University of Arizona professor to help cataract patients see clearly has been used in more than 500,000 patients overseas and was approved for use in the U.S. last fall.