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Why Some Colorado Counties are More Open than Others

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Publish DateMay 22, 2020

“We really want to see that we have some evidence of having the transmission under control…declining rates of cases,” said Dr. Glen Mays, chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy in the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

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CU Researchers Develop More Accurate COVID-19 Antibody Test

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Publish DateMay 15, 2020

“From that work, we already had a reasonable understanding of the types of antibody responses we should look for in a person infected with SARS-Co-V-2,” said Dr. Tem Morrison, an associate professor of immunology and microbiology at CU Anschutz.

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Colorado COVID-19 Outbreak Could Peak April 17, Modeling Shows

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Publish DateApril 06, 2020

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says the state has slowed the rate of COVID-19 transmission from doubling every two days to doubling every five days. “It wouldn't be so good to peak in mid-April," said Kathryn Colborn, an assistant professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Colborn is the director of Surgical Outcomes and Applied Research at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.

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State Releases Additional COVID-19 Modeling Data

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Publish DateApril 06, 2020

The Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) assembled an expert team to assist the CDPHE in understanding the potential course of the COVID-19 pandemic in Colorado. A team of volunteer experts modeled the COVID-19 pandemic by using approaches tailored to Colorado specifically. The modeling is updated as the disease continues to spread.

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Medical Students Deploy Across Colorado to Help Combat Coronavirus

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Publish DateMarch 19, 2020

“(I’m) impressed and humbled by the people that have responded. I think that it really shows the dedication of our future health professionals,” Halea Meese, a fourth-year medical student at the University of Colorado School of Medicine said. Meese and another student, Jake Fox, helped organize hundreds of volunteers after they received a call from the governor’s office asking students to assist with triaging hotline phone calls from people with questions about COVID-19.

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Coronavirus Vaccine in the Works

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Publish DateMarch 05, 2020

"If you have the genetic material and know what it’s alphabetical order is, it’s possible that you make a vaccine slightly faster," said Dr. David Kroll, a professor at the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy at the Anschutz Medical Campus. "What you’re trying to do there is figure out what dose is required to give an immune system response that could fight off or inactivate the virus.”

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988 National Suicide Prevention Hotline One Step Closer to Reality

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Publish DateDecember 13, 2019

The Federal Communications Commission and the United States Senate are advancing measures to make 988 the national suicide prevention number. Many people believe 911 is the number to call for a mental health emergency. However, many mental health experts say 911 is not the appropriate phone call for a mental health crisis. Dr. Michael Allen, a professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, has been working on the idea with stakeholders nationwide for years.

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Ghost Stories Haunt Halls of Former Fitzsimons Army Hospital in Aurora

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Publish DateNovember 01, 2019

The old Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, now part of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, is one of the most iconic buildings in Colorado. Those who work in the former hospital believe ghosts are haunting its halls. The building opened in 1941. It was the largest building in Colorado at the time of its construction. Today, workers insist something strange is happening.

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