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The Denver Post

Why Have Models of Colorado’s Coronavirus Trajectory Been Off?

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateAugust 14, 2020

We saw something like that happen as states and cities required people to stay home or wear masks, and as people reacted to a resurgence in cases by avoiding high-risk settings, said Beth Carlton, an associate professor of environmental and occupational health at the Colorado School of Public Health. … Katie Colborn, research director for surgical outcomes and applied research on CU’s Anschutz Medical Campus, had previously worked on forecasting malaria outbreaks in countries where the disease is common.

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CNN

A Newborn's Fat Mass is Associated with Obesity as a Preschooler

news outletCNN
Publish DateAugust 14, 2020

The new study is probably the first "that has shown a relationship between the proportion of fat mass at birth and later childhood obesity," said study senior author Dr. Dana Dabelea, a professor of epidemiology and pediatrics at the University of Colorado Denver's Anschutz Medical Campus. "We know that the higher the birth weight of the baby, the higher the weight later in life," Dabelea added.

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KUNC

How A Colorado Lab Is Stepping Up To Organize In The Fight Against COVID-19

news outletKUNC
Publish DateAugust 14, 2020

“Well, what I would really like to study is the antibody response and the maturity of the antibody response,” said Dr. Kim Jordan, an immunologist at the University of Colorado Anschutz campus in Denver who is helping to find answers about the virus’ unique behavior. “But why is that inflammation not being resolved? Why is the virus infection continuing? And why are some people I’ve heard 30 days out still testing positive for COVID and still have the virus? Like what is different about this virus that our immune system can’t resolve it?” she asked.

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NBC News

Unmasked: How Trump's Mixed Messaging on Face-Coverings Hurt U.S. Coronavirus Response

news outletNBC News
Publish DateAugust 14, 2020

"For some people, it's hard for them to discern what is the right information and what is not," said Dr. May Chu, a clinical professor in the epidemiology department at the Colorado School of Public Health. "And there's no leadership in coordinating the message either, so different messages come out."

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The Denver Post

Frontier Airlines CEO Preaches Safety of Air Travel, Calls for More People to Return to the Skies

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateAugust 14, 2020

“I think one of the big concerns around flying that could be addressed is all the other steps around flying,” said Elizabeth Carlton, an associate professor with the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz. “How do you get to the airport? Is it in an Uber or Lyft? Once you’re in the airport is there congestion and crowds?”

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The New York Times

When Things Aren’t OK With a Child’s Mental Health

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateAugust 14, 2020

Dr. Maya Haasz, an attending physician in the pediatric emergency room at Children’s Hospital Colorado and an assistant professor at University of Colorado School of Medicine, brought up the vulnerability of children who already had mental health concerns, especially depression and anxiety, and emphasized the need for parents to ask children about their moods, mental health and low moments.

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Washington Post

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

news outletWashington Post
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 New York Times

In This Pandemic Summer, Don’t Forget About Kids’ Other Risks

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateAugust 05, 2020

Dr. Maya Haasz, an attending physician in the pediatric emergency room at Children’s Hospital Colorado and an assistant professor at University of Colorado School of Medicine, said they are seeing injuries that reflect a summer of individual activity rather than team sports. Kids are out riding their bikes and their scooters, she said, but not always wearing helmets. “We’re seeing more significant head injuries,” she said.

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