Arizona Bioscience News: COVID-19 in Arizona; HonorHealth opens neuroscience institute; UArizona researchers battle dog breath

May 20, 2021

By Matt Ellsworth

Arizona cities are dropping mask mandates as vaccinations continue and new COVID-19 cases remain at a moderate level. The focus on vaccinations is moving from large sites to neighborhood and mobile locations. The University of Arizona is seeking students to participate in a nationwide COVID-19 post-vaccination study to learn if vaccinated people who are exposed to the virus can infect others.

‘The beginning of the end’ of pandemic: More vaccines, moderate Arizona cases, fewer masks / Arizona Republic

Phoenix drops rules requiring masks in public following new CDC guidance / Arizona Republic

UA seeking student participants in national COVID-19 post-vaccine study / Daily Wildcat

Daily COVID-19 cases in Arizona drop 7% in May / AZ Big Media

Mass vaccination sites see decline in visitors, focus moves to mobile locations / KOLD

CDC says fully vaccinated people can unmask; that’s 1 In 3 Arizonans / KJZZ

Scottsdale hospital system opens $44M neuroscience institute / Phoenix Business Journal

HonorHealth is opening the $44 million, 250,000-square-foot Bob Bové Neuroscience Center at its Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center, offering greater access to care for neuro and spine disorders under one roof.

UArizona researchers develop bacteria strain to battle bad breath in dogs / KTAR

Two University of Arizona associate professors in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences School of Plant Sciences have developed a way to quell bad breath in dogs.

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