Brain tumor research HQ to be built on St. Joseph’s Phoenix campus / Phoenix Business Journal
The Ivy Brain Tumor Center at Barrow Neurological Institute plans to build its 75,000-square-foot global headquarters on the campus of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix—the largest translational research center dedicated to brain tumor drug development in the world. Read more: Ivy Brain Tumor Center will build new global HQ in Phoenix
HonorHealth will require employees get the COVID-19 vaccine by Nov. 1 / Arizona Republic
Following in the footsteps of Banner Health, Scottsdale-based HonorHealth is the latest Arizona hospital system to require its workforce to get a COVID-19 vaccine by Nov. 1. Read more: Another Valley health system mandates Covid-19 vaccine as condition of employment
Tech entrepreneurs can apply now for 2021 Arizona Innovation Challenge / Phoenix Business Journal
Applications are open through Aug. 27 for Arizona Commerce Authority’s 2021 Arizona Innovation Challenge, where up to 10 companies will be selected for the Venture Ready Accelerator, which connects companies with serial entrepreneurs, high-level executives, and subject matter experts.
The Arizona Department of Health Services says it will be matching the latest CDC guidelines for vaccinated people resuming masks indoors and on K-12 school campuses as the delta variant continues to spread. Read more: What the new CDC mask guidelines mean for Arizonans visiting bars and restaurants
Joshua LaBaer, executive director of Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, talks about the chances a breakthrough COVID-19 case is caused by the delta variant.
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