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Banner-Phoenix morgue overflows with COVID-19 dead

Hospital calls on refrigerated trucks as the pandemic grows.

COVID-19 vaccine came quickly, but not at the expense of safety, expert says

A conversation with Deepta Bhattacharya, an immunobiologist at the University of Arizona.

Phoenix doctor on his experiences treating COVID patients

Dr. Frank LoVecchio works in emergency medicine at Valleywise Health Medical Center.

COVID-19 vaccinations begin in Tucson

TMC, Banner-UMC giving vaccine to front line health care workers

Pharmacies will help vaccinate long-term care residents

The government is partnering with the private sector.

Tucson nurse describes staff shortages, anti-mask sentiment amid COVID-19 surge

As cases are surging across Arizona, progressive care nurse pleads with the public to stay safe.

COVID-19 vaccinations begin Thursday in Pima County

Most people will get theirs in spring or early summer.

State works to clean up chemical pollutants in Tucson water supply

ADEQ is addressing PFAS contamination of Tucson backup groundwater wells.

UA receives gift to promote medical knowledge of other cultures

The $50,000 donation aims to support education pairing mainstream medicine with alternative healing traditions.

El Rio’s approach to health care during the pandemic

A discussion with CEO Nancy Johnson.

Patience advised for coronavirus vaccine distribution

A UA immunobiologist notes procedure can trigger more questions about controlling the virus.

Navajo Nation: 'uncontrolled spread of COVID-19,' stay-at-home order and plateauing cases

Since late November, the Navajo Nation has been taking steps to flatten a spike of COVID-19 cases.

Pima County preparing for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The first wave of vaccines could arrive in a few weeks and will go first to health care workers and people on congregate settings.

White Mountain Apache Tribe locks down due to increase in COVID-19 cases

The lockdown was triggered by a rolling three-day case count and will last the weekend.

Mask use spotty at Tumamoc, officials weigh need for closure

The hill's director says more people who walk in the evening need to put their masks on.

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