Arizona’s three state universities plan a return to campus this fall, and a former surgeon general will lead the University of Arizona task force that will plan the school’s reopening. Arizona State University is modeling COVID-19 data and projects a continued increase in cases as businesses begin to reopen. Testing availability continues to increase as ASU researchers work to develop a saliva-based coronavirus test. And health leaders are preparing for more cases, including a potential surge later this year and in 2021.
Will Arizona get hit by a second wave of COVID-19? Here’s what we know / Arizona Republic
University of Arizona launches task force to plan for campus reopening / Arizona Daily Star
Professor, former surgeon general to run incident command center for UA return / Arizona Public Media
Young Flagstaff researchers adapt to COVID-19 / Arizona Daily Sun
With a shortage of face masks, Phoenix hospital turns to 3D printing / Arizona Republic
More than 1,000 health care workers sign up for antibody tests in first afternoon / Arizona Public Media
UArizona investigates how COVID-19 impacts the brain / AZ Big Media
Arizona researchers study safer treatment option for coronavirus / Chamber Business News
Second publicly traded Arizona biotech firm secures a PPP loan / Phoenix Business Journal
Here’s how COVID-19 will change healthcare facility design / AZ Big Media
Federal grant to help UArizona scientist focus on memory loss treatments / Phoenix Business Journal
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $3.4 million grant to a University of Arizona researcher studying memory loss and cognitive impairment prevention.
Autism training for law enforcement developed in Tempe / azfamily.com
A new training simulator for law enforcement developed at the VirTra headquarters in Tempe, in conjunction with the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, will help police spot behavioral cues of people on the autism spectrum.