An NIH program launched three years ago to improve COVID diagnostics has awarded $9 million to support the first Indigenous-led Tribal Data Repository in the U.S. ASU will play a key role in tribal community engagement.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a mental health toll on almost everyone. For Native American communities, COVID was especially devastating. Life after COVID isn’t easy, and now some are turning to mindfulness practices to address compassion fatigue and burnout.
A group of doctors known for spreading misinformation about COVID-19 spoke in a second day of special hearings at the Arizona Capitol on Friday. Speakers continued to outline a litany of conspiracy theories about the pandemic before an all-Republican committee.
A special committee to investigate the government’s response to COVID-19 held its first day of hearings at the Arizona Capitol on Thursday. The all-Republican committee is hosting speakers known for embracing conspiracy theories and spreading misinformation about the virus.
COVID-19 vaccines and boosters still reduce the likelihood of serious illness and hospitalization. But they’re less effective at protecting against symptomatic COVID-19 — and at fighting the immune-evasive strains currently circulating. Now, there’s new guidance from the WHO.
The Show has collected various voices of Arizonans throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. These voices capture the wide range of emotions and opinions that have circulated during the past three years. → More stories from The Show
Roughly 2.5 million Arizonans rely on AHCCCS, Arizona’s Medicaid program, for their health insurance. On April 1, the agency began its redetermination process to make sure everyone still qualifies for the program.
COVID-19 isn’t over. But no system can stay on an emergency footing forever, and experts say the present lull is as good a time as any to switch gears. Here’s what Arizonans can expect when emergency declarations end.
As many states have seriously ramped down their reporting of coronavirus cases, the World Health Organization says COVID-19 is no longer a global health emergency. Will Humble, executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association, said that doesn’t mean vaccines to combat the disease are on the way out, though.
After more than two years of testing, Mexico is rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine. María Elena Álvarez-Buylla, head of Mexico’s science and technology council, announced this week that the vaccine, known as Patria, is ready for use.
The University of Arizona’s Yuma Center for Excellence for Desert Agriculture led the nation in using wastewater to monitor community COVID-19 transmission at the height of the pandemic. But the technology didn’t end there.