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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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Vaccinated? You are now free to move about the cabin. Sort of.

Vaccinated? You are now free to move about the cabin. Sort of.

For about 1.2 million Coloradans, the world suddenly appears brighter. They represent the small percentage of the state’s 5.9 million residents who, some might...
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Video: CU Anschutz leaders discuss vaccine progress, distribution, efficacy

Video: CU Anschutz leaders discuss vaccine progress, distribution, efficacy

As vaccine distribution is underway around the world, the virtual panel series, “A Conversation on COVID-19 with the CU Anschutz Medical Campus,” continued on...
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COVID-19 relief bill might have good news for CU
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COVID-19 relief bill might have good news for CU

Federal relief legislation aimed at mitigating financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic potentially could mean $114 million in funding for the University...
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CU Anschutz Medical Campus debuts new commercial

CU Anschutz Medical Campus debuts new commercial

Dedicating one’s days and nights to treating people who are sick, injured and suffering is not in a typical job description. It takes a certain mettle to be...
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Taking aim during mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign: It’s not easy

Taking aim during mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign: It’s not easy

On Dec. 14, when the first COVID-19 vaccine hit Colorado, healthcare providers were cast into another trying mission: Vaccinate the state’s 5.7 million...
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Writing proves a therapeutic outlet for pandemic stress

Writing proves a therapeutic outlet for pandemic stress

Writing patient notes is just part of the daily routine for doctors, nurses and other providers. It’s a rare occasion, however, when providers are asked to...
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Answers to your COVID-19 vaccine questions
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Answers to your COVID-19 vaccine questions

With Moderna and Pfizer vaccines released and others in the approval pipeline, the state of Colorado is actively distributing doses to residents. As people...
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Colorado School of Public Health launches Colorado Data Dashboard to assist local public health officials, county commissioners and community leaders

Colorado School of Public Health launches Colorado Data Dashboard to assist local public health officials, county commissioners and community leaders

The Colorado School of Public Health launched a new website that provides detailed, county-level data tied to the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic. The Colorado...

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