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Coloradans still deeply divided over COVID policies, election legitimacy, survey shows

Coloradans still deeply divided over COVID policies, election legitimacy, survey shows

A new survey of the state of politics in Colorado during 2021 has revealed deep divisions between Democrats and Republicans around a wide range of issues—from...
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How to take care of your mental health during a pandemic

How to take care of your mental health during a pandemic

As we approach the two-year anniversary of the start of the global pandemic, life has begun to feel a bit like limbo for many. We’re reclaiming whatever bits...
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Why older adults are more resilient in the face of the pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, older adults have often been thought to be more vulnerable to loneliness and isolation. Yet new research by Leilani Feliciano,...
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How is this variant different? 10 omicron questions answered

How is this variant different? 10 omicron questions answered

Two weeks after the World Health Organization (WHO) first reported the emergence of a concerning new variant of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) in...
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Announcing the winners of the 2021 CU Denver Pandemic Research and Creative Activities Awards

Announcing the winners of the 2021 CU Denver Pandemic Research and Creative Activities Awards

The University of Colorado Denver is proud to announce the winners of the CU Denver 2021 Pandemic Research and Creative Activities Award. The strength and...
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None of the 19 state-led vaccine lotteries led to increased vaccinations, new CU Denver study finds

None of the 19 state-led vaccine lotteries led to increased vaccinations, new CU Denver study finds

This summer, with fear that COVID-19 vaccination rates were insufficient to control the virus, states across the nation began to employ what was then...
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Specific UV light wavelength could offer low-cost, safe way to curb COVID-19 spread

Specific UV light wavelength could offer low-cost, safe way to curb COVID-19 spread

A specific wavelength of ultraviolet (UV) light is not only extremely effective at killing the virus which causes COVID-19, but is also safer for use in public...
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Lessons learned during the pandemic

Lessons learned during the pandemic

In March of 2020, the pandemic drove Coloradans to enter lockdown mode. This was no different for researchers on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The result was...
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Reading the waves: Summit targets pandemic’s evolution

Reading the waves: Summit targets pandemic’s evolution

As the country rides a new wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, it faces a riptide that’s threatening its course. The delta variant, the now-predominant strain of...
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An underused lifesaver for COVID-19 patients

An underused lifesaver for COVID-19 patients

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to lurk in many communities, aided by vaccine hesitancy and the emergence of disease mutations like the Delta variant,...
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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences presenting series of conversations about COVID

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences presenting series of conversations about COVID

The University of Colorado Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites you to join us for a month-long series concerning the current and future status...
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Are the COVID-19 vaccines good news for cancer care?

Are the COVID-19 vaccines good news for cancer care?

Long before RNA and mRNA became important parts of the COVID-19 vaccine conversation, researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine were...
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June ‘soft return’ questions answered at info session

June ‘soft return’ questions answered at info session

On June 1, campus employees will begin their “soft return” to the workplace in preparation for in-person operations during the fall 2021 semester. To offer...
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To prevent next pandemic, scientists say we must regulate air like food and water

To prevent next pandemic, scientists say we must regulate air like food and water

Humans in the 21st century spend most of their time indoors, but the air we breathe inside buildings is not regulated to the same degree as the food we eat and...
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Fully vaccinated older adults 94% less likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19

Fully vaccinated older adults 94% less likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19

In vaccine clinical trials, the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines were shown to be about 95% effective in preventing COVID-19. Now a study from the Centers...
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To safely return to ‘normal,’ 70% of Coloradans must get COVID vaccine

To safely return to ‘normal,’ 70% of Coloradans must get COVID vaccine

Those results come from a new mathematical study led by researchers at two University of Colorado campuses—CU Boulder and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The...
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One-time payments set to arrive in July paychecks
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One-time payments set to arrive in July paychecks

As the University of Colorado approaches the end of a fiscal year dotted with employee furloughs, CU leadership has determined the details of one-time...
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COVID-19 vaccinations to be required of all CU faculty, staff, students

University of Colorado leadership on Wednesday announced COVID-19 vaccinations will be required of all students, faculty and staff before the start of the fall...
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Big shot in the arm: Buoyant mood fills CU Anschutz vaccination clinic

Big shot in the arm: Buoyant mood fills CU Anschutz vaccination clinic

Some got misty-eyed. Many felt a moment of elation. Virtually all visitors sensed the shedding of an emotional weight – a feeling that freer, happier days lie...
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Understanding vaccine hesitancy: Q&A with CU Denver sociology professor Jennifer Reich

Understanding vaccine hesitancy: Q&A with CU Denver sociology professor Jennifer Reich

Jennifer Reich, PhD, professor of sociology in CU Denver’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is a national expert on the issue of vaccine hesitancy. As...
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New online network connects and supports Colorado’s rural entrepreneurs

New online network connects and supports Colorado’s rural entrepreneurs

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Elizabeth Philbrick and her husband Jared Scott weren’t sure about the future of their new business in Dolores...
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CU Denver study: More than 64% of health CEOs concerned about pandemic challenges

CU Denver study: More than 64% of health CEOs concerned about pandemic challenges

In ground-breaking research released today, researchers found that the “new normal,” brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, provides both disruptions and unique...
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Fireworks and freedom in 2021? Maybe a sparkle but probably not a full launch

Fireworks and freedom in 2021? Maybe a sparkle but probably not a full launch

President Joe Biden has painted a bright picture for the coming Fourth of July holiday, claiming all Americans will have access to a COVID-19 vaccine by May 1...
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Chancellor Reddy announces fall semester plans: ‘We are beginning to see light on the horizon’

Chancellor Reddy announces fall semester plans: ‘We are beginning to see light on the horizon’

As vaccines continue to roll out across the nation, UCCS Chancellor Venkat Reddy announced Friday plans for the fall semester to include a majority of in-...
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2% of people carry 90% of COVID-19 virus, and roommates are safer than you think

2% of people carry 90% of COVID-19 virus, and roommates are safer than you think

A few “super carriers” with off-the-charts viral loads are likely responsible for the bulk of COVID-19 transmissions, while about half of infected people aren’...

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