Arizona’s draft COVID-19 vaccine plan submitted to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests priority will go to a broad category of health care workers. A University of Arizona researcher is developing a test that relies on a saltwater rinse and gargle to detect the presence of COVID-19. Arizona’s upward trends in the number of cases and hospitalizations continue as studies reveal more about the impact of “super-spreader” events.
Who will get a COVID-19 vaccine first in Arizona? The state has a plan / Arizona Republic
COVID-19 cases in Arizona continue to climb in October / AZ Big Media
As COVID-19 cases surge anew, some towns lift mask mandates / Cronkite News
COVID case counts remain stable on UA campus / Tucson Local Media
UA president urges caution over Halloween / Arizona Public Media
Venture Madness shifts dates for 2021 Phoenix event due to coronavirus / Phoenix Business Journal
NeoLight, a startup company working to bring hospital-grade neonatal care technologies to the home, has raised $7 million in financing from Dignity Health, Honor Health Systems, and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his wife, Ashley.
Life sciences company hiring 300 in Phoenix, expanding lab space / Phoenix Business Journal
Texas-based Caris Life Sciences, which acquired a Translational Genomics Research Institute spinout, plans to grow to 1,500 employees in Phoenix and expand lab space as it focuses on precision medicine to target cancer cells based on a patient’s own genetic makeup.
The Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority have announced the 12 winners of this year’s pro-tech legislator awards to be honored for their support of technology and STEM education.
Eric Reiman, executive director of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix and a coauthor of a study about an extended Colombian family with a genetic mutation that causes a devastating younger-onset version of the disease, talks about how one person has had a profound effect.