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ABC News

How Doctors are Keeping Patients Safe as Elective Surgery Resumes

news outletABC News
Publish DateMay 05, 2020

"We've always had universal safety precautions for everyone in the hospital and operating room. Now, they are enhanced," said Dr. Jean Kutners, chief medical officer for UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital.

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Washington Post

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

news outletWashington Post
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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Colorado Governor Says he's Worried About Possible Second Spike in Covid-19 Cases as State Set to Reopen Monday

news outletCNN
Publish DateApril 27, 2020

Asked about a warning from the Colorado School of Public Health about the threat of a second spike in cases, Polis told Tapper, "Yeah, we're all worried about a potential for a second spike, whether it's in the Fall, along with flu season in September/October, whether it's July."

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The New York Times

'Like Test Dummies': As Colorado Reopens, Some See Too Much Risk

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateApril 27, 2020

"We don't have enough tests being done to know how long we need to wait, how long we need to keep the society at the same level as we're at now in terms of closures," said [Lee] Newman, professor of environmental and occupational health and epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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Colorado Politics

Ideas Around Testing Remain Unclear as State Relaxes Stay-at-Home Directives

news outletColorado Politics
Publish DateApril 27, 2020

“Tests are backlogged until September, all of them,” Colorado School of Public Health at Anschutz professor May Chu said. … “It’s a huge failure,” said Daniel Goldberg, a public health ethicist and associate professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Center for Bioethics and Humanities.

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This CU Professor’s Research Could Hold a Clue to Treating COVID-19

news outlet5280
Publish DateApril 27, 2020

By the time Dr. Mercedes Rincon sits down at her computer at 11:30 p.m., she’s already counseled her 93-year-old father, who lives alone in Madrid, about how to stay safe and stave off loneliness amidst the lockdown. She’s already met remotely with graduate students and lab techs overseeing a number of projects at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. And she’s already participated in a virtual conference about arthritis research.

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CBS4 Denver

Doctor Creates 12-Person Ventilator

news outletCBS4 Denver
Publish DateApril 24, 2020

It’s unlike any other ventilator on the market. Thomas Greany, DDS, at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine faculty member designed a ventilator that can support 12 patients at once. “In my entire career, there’s been nothing more gratifying than the work that I’ve been involved with over the past four weeks,” Greany says.

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Covid-19 and Suicide: An Uncertain Connection

news outletSTAT
Publish DateApril 23, 2020

Op-ed from Emmy Betz, emergency physician and researcher at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus: I live and work in Colorado, a beautiful state that can look to an outsider like a year-round playground of sunshine and skiing. But my state has a big problem: suicide rates that are among the highest in the country.

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