Arizona health experts and providers are concerned about the rise in the state’s COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and the impact of winter visitors and the Thanksgiving holiday. Coconino County is seeking more information about potential COVID-19 patients in hospitals—which are increasing staffing—while the public is being encouraged to take advantage of COVID-19 testing which has helped keep cases low at Arizona universities.
Here are 5 reasons why COVID-19 is surging again in Arizona / Arizona Republic
Coconino County encourages COVID-19 syndromic surveillance / Arizona Daily Sun
UA professor: Arizona could reach COVID-19 “crisis point” after Thanksgiving / Arizona Daily Star
UA leaders praise students as COVID-19 numbers stay low / Arizona Public Media
TGen goes commercial with pet cancer detection tool / AZ Big Media
The Translational Genomics Research Institute has launched Vidium Animal Health, a new company offering genetic diagnostic tools for veterinary oncologists and “pet parents” to better detect, diagnose, and treat cancer in dogs.
New UA-anchored building takes shape at The Bridges on Tucson’s south side / Arizona Daily Star
The Refinery—a $30 million, four-story, 120,000-square-foot building at The Bridges in Tucson—will lease half its space for the University of Arizona’s Tech Launch Arizona and growing technology enterprises when it opens next year.
Chandler teen’s invention earns STEM prize / SanTan Sun News A partially blind student at Arizona College Prep’s Erie campus in Chandler took his love for football and turned it into a national project that earned him second-place honors and $2,500 toward a STEM camp of his choice next summer.