Arizona Bioscience News: COVID-19 in Arizona; New Phoenix innovation center; Banner Health opens children’s cancer center outpatient clinic

May 6, 2021

By brianpowell

A model released by Arizona State University researchers projects the current level of immunity in Arizona should be enough to prevent significant numbers of infections, hospitalizations, and deaths, but is not yet enough for herd immunity. Maricopa County health officials say new coronavirus cases in residents ages 44 and younger are trending upward.

As vaccinations continue, risk for another big case and hospital surge remains low / Arizona Republic

Younger Arizonans are fueling a slight increase in COVID-19 cases / Arizona Republic

Lag in vaccination among Arizona’s racial, ethnic groups unlikely to change / Arizona Daily Star

Yes, it’s possible to get post-vaccination COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know / Arizona Republic

This one state should “be concerned” about COVID, doctor warns / BestLife

Arizona’s 4 largest universities end spring term with low active COVID-19 cases/ Arizona Republic

ASU, Phoenix hope to lure researchers, entrepreneurs with new downtown innovation center / Arizona Republic

Wexford Science and Technology, in partnership with Arizona State University and the city of Phoenix, has opened a 227,000-square-foot building that will feature a startup incubator, ASU programs and private science and technology companies on its seven floors.

Banner Health Clinic creates children’s cancer outpatient clinic / KVOA

A new $3 million Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center outpatient clinic in Tucson provides treatment, consultation, and follow-up services for children with cancer or blood disorders.

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