Bioscience

Arizona Bioscience News: COVID-19 in Arizona

March 19, 2020

By Chris Farrington

Arizona bioscience institutions and hospitals are expanding coronavirus testing, including using robots to accelerate the tests, while the number of cases in the state continues to rise. Learn more about the work of researchers, physicians and others on the front line in addition to the emergency measures being taken by our hospitals, nursing homes, schools and businesses.


State health department reports 45 coronavirus cases in Arizona / azfamily.com


Arizona-based TGen working on coronavirus testing / Horizon


Using robots to speed up testing, ASU hopes to open drive-thru coronavirus testing / Arizona Republic


Arizona to expand coronavirus testing as doctors raise concerns about lack of preparation / Arizona Republic


Drive-through testing for coronavirus coming soon for Arizonans, officials say / Arizona Daily Star


Commercial lab testing for coronavirus begins in Arizona / KTAR


COVID-19 update: What you need to know in the Valley about the novel coronavirus / Phoenix Business Journal


Valley hospitals take precautionary measures to control the spread of coronavirus / azfamily.com


A guide to visitor restrictions at Phoenix-area hospitals / KJZZ


Coconino County confirms first presumptive positive case of coronavirus in Flagstaff area / Arizona Daily Sun


Phoenix ER doctor outlines criteria for receiving coronavirus test / KTAR


Tucson, Pima County cancellations, postponements or closures due to COVID-19 / Arizona Public Media


Some Phoenix area nursing homes restrict even family visitors to protect the elderly from coronavirus / Arizona Republic


Flinn Foundation issues grant to support COVID-19 testing, cancels events / Flinn Foundation


ER doctor, Arizona lawmaker puts his medical practice first amid coronavirus spread / Fox 10


Arizona’s older population could mean more COVID-19 deaths / Arizona Republic


Drug startup gets $1.4M grant / Arizona Daily Star

Tucson-based drug startup EnduRx Pharmaceuticals has been awarded a $1.4 million Department of Defense grant to advance a new drug for breast cancer.


Here’s why innovative companies are flocking to the East Valley / AZ Big Media

Mesa, Chandler and Gilbert are evolving into cutting-edge hubs of innovation and home to some of the most forward-thinking, technology-driven, innovative companies in the nation.


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