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Most of Southern Arizona still must wear masks

The CDC has changed the guidance for when people need to wear masks.

Robbins urges students to test before, after Spring break

COVID-19 cases fall to new lows on campus.

Arizona will stop daily COVID updates

State health officials will soon go from releasing new COVID-19 statistics every day to every week.

University of Arizona-backed research is finding the source for feelings of hunger

The part of the inner brain that produces sensations of hunger and fullness is familiar to neuroscientists.

Arizona hospitals still crowded despite fewer COVID patients

COVID-19 patients still account for about 70% of emergency room usage.

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic

This week, The Buzz examines what researchers and others in Arizona have learned in the years since the first cases emerged.

Medical team going to Sierra Vista to battle COVID-19 surge

Arizona authorities requested the federal help to respond to a rise of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the Sierra Vista area.

Arizona gets mixed grades on tobacco policy

American Lung Association gives state an F for tobacco taxes, regulating flavored products and funding prevention programs.

COVID infections closing some urgent care centers

Banner urges telehealth options as an alternative.

Miracle Medicine

Dr. Floyd "Ski" Chilton and his team at the University of Arizona are developing a drug that could drastically reduce the risk of death from COVID-19.

Pima County adds testing site to meet surge

Board of supervisors also okays 5-year test supply.

Tucson nurses call for hospitals to do more to fix staffing shortages

A nurses' union held a rally Thursday to call for more competitive salaries and bonuses.

Wearable Innovations

If you already think of your Fitbit or smartphone as an extension of your body, wait until these new devices hit the market!

University of Arizona updates mask policy, requiring surgical or higher-quality masks

The policy allows cloth masks, if paired with a surgical mask, but cloth masks alone will not meet the requirement.

County attorney reassigns unvaccinated workers

Department fulfills mandate without firings.

Virus-related ER visits in Arizona up as more seek tests

Arizona on Thursday reported 10,679 additional confirmed cases and 16 more deaths.

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