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9News

Peaceful Protests, Speakers, Periods of Silence Fill Day 7 of George Floyd Protests in Denver

news outlet9News
Publish DateJune 04, 2020

A group of third- and fourth-year medical students from the University of Colorado School of Medicine told 9NEWS they just finished their shifts, some had 12-hour shifts, and still showed up because of how important this cause is to them.

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The Denver Post

Denver Public Schools Likely to Require Students to Wear Masks When Classes Resume

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJune 04, 2020

“It is essential that we take these new precautions and make every effort to maximize the academic progress and social and emotional development for our kids,” Steve Federico, a pediatric and school programs specialist with Denver Health [and CU School of Medicine], said in a video outlining the district’s proposed changes.

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Politico

The Blue State That Gambled on an Early Reopening

news outletPolitico
Publish DateJune 04, 2020

Scientists on the governor’s modeling team echoed caution, stressing that the state has allowed business to resume only with social distancing and cleaning. “This is not a complete reopening,” says Elizabeth Carlton, an epidemiologist at the Colorado School of Public Health and a member of the modeling team.

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The New York Times

Is Takeout and Delivery Food Safe?

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateJune 04, 2020

“If you are going to go to all these steps of taking the sushi out of the packaging and washing your hands, make sure you don’t go to the ‘in’ place that has 20 people packed in the vestibule to do pickup,” said Elizabeth Carlton, an assistant professor of environmental health at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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The Denver Post

Joining Crowds of Denver Protesters Brings Risk of COVID-19 Exposure. Here’s How to Protect Yourself — and When to Get Tested.

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJune 04, 2020

“The use of any agent that’s going to generate a lot of coughing among people that are in dense group settings, when people are in close proximity, that’s absolutely going to elevate risks considerably,” said Glen Mays, a professor of health policy at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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CNBC

From Pools to Beaches to Barbecues, Health Experts Weigh the Coronavirus Risk Tied to Summertime Fun

news outletCNBC
Publish DateJune 04, 2020

Glen Mays, professor of health policy at the Colorado School of Public Health, added that beaches, when compared to pools, could provide a few more degrees of freedom since they offer greater space to socially distance. “You don’t want to go to a beach or a pool that’s kind of oversubscribed, where it’s going to be more difficult to maintain a minimum of 6-foot social distance,” Mays said.

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FOX News

Do Face Masks Really Reduce Coronavirus Spread? Experts Have Mixed Answers

news outletFOX News
Publish DateJune 04, 2020

"Putting a face mask on does not mean that you stop the other practices," said May Chu, a clinical professor in epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health on the Anschutz Medical Campus who was not involved in either new study.

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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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