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CBS4 Denver

Steroid Showing ‘Glimmer Of Hope’ Among Sickest Coronavirus Patients

news outletCBS4 Denver
Publish DateSeptember 16, 2020

Doctors and researchers in Colorado said Tuesday they are seeing a similar result to a study in the United Kingdom from the use of steroids to treat severely ill COVID-19 patients. Dexamethasone helped improved survival from the coronavirus, according to a study also released on Tuesday by the University of Oxford.

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Denver 7

Doctor's warning to Douglas County: Now is not the time to leave Tri-County Health

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateSeptember 10, 2020

After a more than 50 year partnership, Douglas County has announced its intentions to separate from the Tri-County Health Department.

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Communities Of Color, Hit Hard By Coronavirus, Step In To Fill The Gaps In The Government’s Response

news outletCPR
Publish DateSeptember 10, 2020

In April, Dr. Abbey Lara worked her first shift treating pulmonary and critical care patients in the COVID-19 section of the ICU ward at University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora. 

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Colorado Springs Independent

ACLU pressures Polis to release more inmates at risk for COVID-19

news outletColorado Springs Independent
Publish DateSeptember 09, 2020

Marsha Brewer’s fifth wheel has been sitting on her and her husband Jim’s ranch in Yoder for the last month, detailed and ready to quarantine him if he comes home from prison.

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