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Study: Coronavirus Cases in Children Rise Sharply in the Second Half of July, With More Than 97,000 Infections

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Publish DateAugust 14, 2020

“It will be a little hard to sort out the degree to which a lot more kids are getting infected and the degree to which our testing capacity has gone up,” said Sean O’Leary, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and professor of pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Colorado. “What we can say is that it’s not particularly surprising given the large increase in cases we’ve seen nationally overall.”

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The Coronavirus Pandemic Claims Another Victim: Medical Research for Deadly Rare Diseases

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Publish DateJune 04, 2020

Many labs are implementing staggered work shifts to limit the number of employees at any one time. “I don’t see how we can maintain the levels of activity we had in the past,” said Craig Jordan, a leukemia researcher at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

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Telemedicine Keeps Doctors and Patients Connected at a Safe Remove

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Publish DateMay 20, 2020

“If Medicaid continues to allow these visits, as we hope, after the emergency is over, many of my patients can access care without the need to travel or take time from work,” said Kyle Knierim, a family physician in Colorado and associate director of Practice Transformation in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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Arizona Halts Partnership with Experts Predicting Coronavirus Cases Would Continue to Mount

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Publish DateMay 07, 2020

“Good practice is always to use multiple models and multiple inputs,” said Elizabeth Carlton, an assistant professor of environmental and occupational health at the Colorado School of Public Health. “A smart state program will consult a lot of different data sources.”

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Federal Judge Orders Inspection of Pr. George’s Jail After Inmates Worried About Coronavirus Sue

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Publish DateMay 05, 2020

Carlos Franco-Paredes, an infectious-disease expert at the University of Colorado School of Medicine who was on the call, told Xinis he was ready to review more than 1,000 pages of documents over the weekend and arrive at the jail as soon as Tuesday.

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What it’s Like to Suffer From the Coronavirus’s Weirdest Symptom

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Publish DateApril 14, 2020

Thomas Finger is a professor of cellular and structural biology specializing in taste at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Based on accounts he’s collected from around the world, “The very peculiar thing about the covid taste loss is that it may preferentially affect sweet,” he says, meaning for some people, that’s the first taste to go — but it remains unknown why tastes would not be impacted equally.

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Meningitis B is Rare but Deadly. Parents Who Lost Children to the Disease Wonder Why No One Mentioned a Vaccine

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Publish DateSeptember 19, 2019

“The problem on the provider side is that there are so many required vaccines to discuss and that it’s understandable that a vaccine that’s not routinely recommended would get overlooked or be considered a lower priority,” says Kempe, director of the Adult and Child Center for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

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Alzheimer’s research is getting a reboot at small companies focused on the immune system

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Publish DateJuly 05, 2019

“This is really a completely different approach than anything that has been tried before,” said Huntington Potter, director of the Rocky Mountain center, which is part of the University of Colorado. “It is one approach of many, and we’re hopeful. But science will tell.”

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