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The New York Times

Coronavirus Cases Rise Sharply in Prisons Even as They Plateau Nationwide

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateJune 26, 2020

Public health officials say that indicates the virus has been present in prison populations for far longer than had previously been understood. “If you don’t do testing, you’re flying blind,” said Carlos Franco-Paredes, an infectious-disease specialist at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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National Public Radio

Yes, Wearing Masks Helps. Here's Why

news outletNational Public Radio
Publish DateJune 26, 2020

As for cloth masks, the protection depends on what they're made out of and how well they fit. But with the right combination of materials, you can create a cloth mask that offers protection to the wearer in the 30% to 50% range or more, says May Chu, an epidemiologist at the Colorado School of Public Health who co-authored a paper published on June 2 in Nano Letters on the filtration efficiency of household mask materials.

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U.S. News & World Report

Children's Hospital Colorado: Nationally Ranked in 10 Specialties

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateJune 16, 2020

Children’s Hospital of Colorado at Anschutz makes several appearances on the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital Rankings, including #6 overall, #1 for Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, #4 for Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology and #9 for Pediatric Cancer.

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Newsweek

Best Hospitals 2020 - USA

news outletNewsweek
Publish DateJune 15, 2020

The UCHealth - University of Colorado Hospital is the 12th best hospital in the United States, according to Newsweek’s 2020 rankings.

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The Denver Post

Many Health Officials Are OK With Police Protests Despite COVID-19

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJune 15, 2020

Jonathan Samet, dean of the Colorado School of Public Health, said while protesting during a pandemic is not optimum timing, people can’t choose the moment when an officer-involved killing will trigger anger and rage. Several medical students and residents from the school signed the letter praising the recent protests. “People want to make their voices heard at this moment,” he said. “I’m not going to urge people not to gather. But I would not say these protests are risk-free. It’s an individual decision.”

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U.S. News & World Report

About 1 in 15 Parents 'Hesitant' About Child Vaccines: Survey

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateJune 15, 2020

"The fact that one in eight parents are still concerned about vaccine safety for both childhood and influenza vaccinations is discouraging," said lead author Dr. Allison Kempe, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora.

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The Denver Post

Can I Take a Summer Vacation During the Pandemic? Here Are a Few Things to Consider.

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJune 15, 2020

For example, pools, smaller lakes and beaches are more likely to have large crowds, so travelers should look at going when there are likely to be fewer people, said Glen Mays, a professor of health policy at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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The Daily Beast

COVID Expert Denies Lobbying for Tesla in California Reopening Fight

news outletThe Daily Beast
Publish DateJune 12, 2020

Dr. Matthew Wynia, director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz, said his eyebrows didn’t shoot up when he read the email—but “they arched a little. I think it's incredibly common for people to send letters of introduction,” Wynia said. At the same time, “He's skirting the issue of, ‘I'm not going to lobby for you by doing no lobbying for the plan, per se, but lobbying for the intent of the person who presumably put the plan together.’”

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