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Which Coloradans should receive the coronavirus vaccine first? The answer depends on who you ask.

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Publish DateDecember 11, 2020

“We created this monster to some extent,” said Dr. Matthew Wynia, the director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He is firmly in the public health camp. But he said some of the ethical discussions surrounding vaccine allocation priorities focused on reciprocity.

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Something in the way we move: The reason coronavirus came roaring back in Colorado

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Publish DateDecember 04, 2020

Elizabeth Carlton, an infectious disease researcher at the Colorado School of Public Health who works with Bayham as part of the modeling team helping the state project the pandemic’s course, said COVID fatigue likely plays a big role. People just want to go back to their normal lives, which leads them to let down their precautions in what they consider “safe” environments, like their own home in the company of friends.

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Opinion: Why it’s crucial to protect yourself from coronavirus at work

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Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

I am a proud member of the research community here in Colorado, having been a professor of immunology at the University of Colorado for the last 16 years.  During these difficult times, we at the CU-Anschutz Medical Campus have done much to alter our normal research programs to address the pandemic and its impact on Coloradans. 

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Months Before Its Arrival, Colorado Tries to Answer the Question: Who Should Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First?

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Publish DateSeptember 03, 2020

“You can’t even plan for all these things in advance because your allocation protocol might change based on all the circumstances,” said Dr. Matthew Wynia, a bioethicist who leads the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

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With Colorado schools Resuming Classes Amid Coronavirus, the Outdoors Provides a Safe Place to Learn

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Publish DateAugust 24, 2020

As school districts embark on the school year with the pandemic still posing a threat, Dr. Glen Mays, chairman of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy in the Colorado School of Public Health, is a big proponent of schools exploring every possibility to maximize outdoor instruction. Airborne transmission is “much less likely to take place in an outdoor setting just because the larger volume of air outside,” Mays said.

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Cash or Card? Coronavirus Further Shifted Society Away From Currency, Toward Digital Payments

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Publish DateJuly 15, 2020

The current focus centers on airborne transmission, said Dr. Lisa Miller, professor of epidemiology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. “What CDC is saying is they don’t think objects — or fomites, as they’re called in science literature — are the main way coronavirus spreads,” Miller said. “Based on the literature and the outbreaks that we’re seeing, it’s mostly a person-to-person respiratory spread. Things like your mail or currency don’t seem to be a major factor.”

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We’re Dealing With a Pandemic, But Remember the Opioid Crisis? Coronavirus is Likely to Make it Worse.

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Publish DateJune 26, 2020

It’s always been easier for people in a behavioral health crisis to get access to alcohol and drugs than to a therapist, said Tanya Sorrell, a psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner and associate professor at the University of Colorado College Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.

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Colorado’s Rural Pharmacies Wrestle Against Big Business to Remain Community Cornerstones

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Publish DateMay 15, 2020

“Rural pharmacies are a cornerstone of their communities, and the pandemic has only heightened that,” said Gina Moore, an assistant professor at the University of Colorado’s Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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