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CU Anschutz Experts In The News

Coronavirus (COVID-19)


The New York Times

What Does ‘Negative’ on a Coronavirus Test Really Mean?

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateOctober 20, 2020

“The tests have to be used when they’re supposed to be used,” said Andrea Prinzi, a clinical microbiologist at the University of Colorado, Anschutz. “That’s when they’re going to help you the most.”

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Wall Street Journal

Trump’s Covid-19 Treatment Seeks to Boost Immune Response

news outletWall Street Journal
Publish DateOctober 09, 2020

But their immune systems are another important factor, researchers say. “When you challenge a body with a virus or a vaccine, there’s just not the vigorous response,” said Cari Levy, a geriatrician who is a professor at the University of Colorado [School of Medicine].

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Denver 7

COVID-19 vaccine could cost about 500,000 sharks their lives, experts say

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateOctober 09, 2020

“One research team has tried to make in yeast so you could grow cultures of yeasts similar to fermenting beer,” said David Kroll, Ph.D., a professor of pharmacology at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. He says finding a cure for coronavirus will be the biggest vaccine undertaking in recent medical history.

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Denver 7

Colorado health officials: Flu vaccine is the best way to reduce dual impact of COVID-19, influenza

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateOctober 02, 2020

Professor of Pediatrics Dr. Sean O’Leary with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus/Children’s Hospital Colorado said he recommends the flu shot to anybody older than 6 months. He noted recent data that showed 71% of children 6 months old through 17 years old were vaccinated and 51% of people older than 18 were vaccinated. He said there's room for improvement for both age groups.

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The Denver Post

Colorado’s COVID-19 hospitalizations up more than 15% as cases rise for fourth week

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateOctober 02, 2020

It’s not yet clear if young people, who accounted for a high percentage of new cases recently, are starting to get sick enough to need hospital care, or if they might have passed the virus to higher-risk age groups, said Beth Carlton, an associate professor of environmental and occupational health at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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The Hill

Diversity emerges as key challenge for coronavirus drug trials

news outletThe Hill
Publish DateOctober 02, 2020

Some health systems enrolling patients in a trial of Moderna’s vaccine candidate are setting specific goals for minority participation. The University of Colorado School of Medicine aims to make minority communities 30 to 40 percent of its sample, it said in a press release.

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TIME

Alarming Data Shows a Third Wave of COVID-19 Is About to Hit the U.S.

news outletTIME
Publish DateOctober 02, 2020

“A single and coordinated strategy might have brought us to a different place,” says Dr. Jon Samet, dean of the Colorado School of Public Health. “Even within some states, counties may proceed independently. There is wide variation in the credence given to misinformation, some sourced from the Administration and even the President.”

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NBC News

Many Parents Are Hesitant to Give Their Kids a Covid-19 Vaccine. What if Schools Require It?

news outletNBC News
Publish DateSeptember 23, 2020

With the pandemic, a vaccine may be our only way out, said Dr. Lauren Grossman, an assistant professor of emergency medicine and general internal medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. "In this particular case, I don't see how we have much of a choice, to be honest," she said. "Look at what we're going through now with schools reopening."

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