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Washington Post

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

news outletWashington Post
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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The Atlantic

Is Everyone Depressed?

news outletThe Atlantic
Publish DateMay 22, 2020

Over the past month, Jennifer Leiferman, a researcher at the Colorado School of Public Health, has documented a tidal wave of depressive symptoms in the U.S. “The rates we’re seeing are just so much higher than normal,” she says.

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Social Distancing in Colorado Began Before 'Stay-at-Home' Order and Eased Before it was Lifted, Cellphone Data Shows

news outlet9News
Publish DateMay 22, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Samet, the UC School of Public Health dean and head of the research group, said the cellphone data reflects the social distancing his team inferred from the slowed growth of new cases, and reveals Coloradans’ incremental changes in mobility, which didn’t exactly line up with the orders.

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Fox 31 | Channel 2

Why Some Colorado Counties are More Open than Others

news outletFox 31 | Channel 2
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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National Geographic

Inflamed Brains, Toe Rashes, Strokes: Why COVID-19's Weirdest Symptoms are Only Emerging Now

news outletNational Geographic
Publish DateMay 22, 2020

“Almost all the [neurological] things we’re seeing now with COVID-19 are things you might have predicted would have happened,” says Kenneth Tyler, chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Associated Press

Colorado: Keep Virus Measures in Mind Over Holiday Weekend

news outletAssociated Press
Publish DateMay 22, 2020

The state has allowed 14 counties to adopt more liberal restrictions than state standards and is considering more requests, Ryan said. The Colorado School of Public Health estimates nearly 3% of the state’s population has had the virus, she added.

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Is the Customer Always Right if they Refuse to Wear a Mask?

news outletVox
Publish DateMay 20, 2020

Mike Van Dyke, an occupational health professor at the Colorado School of Public Health, told The Goods customers should be “respectful” by wearing masks and “maintaining distance as much as possible” while shopping. “It gets hard in terms of different places across the country,” he said. “Some places have required mask ordinances in place and some places don’t.”

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Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus Discoveries Can Come Along Faster with Adaptive Clinical Trials

news outletLos Angeles Times
Publish DateMay 20, 2020

Other researchers are eager to play that role. At USC, a team led by Dr. Heinz-Josef Lenz will be testing baricitinib and remdesivir in a clinical trial with 59 COVID0-19 patients, while another group at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus turned on a dime to design a clinical trial of baricitinib in 80 COVID-19 patients. “As a general principle, reproducibility in science is a central pillar,” said Dr. Joaquin Espinosa, who is leading the work in Colorado.

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