Coronavirus Coverage

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (12/8)
669 11 1.6%
Total (8/2)
66,070 1,065 1.6%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated December 8, 2021

Heart-throbbing: Are patients having heart problems post-COVID-19?

Researchers in Germany discovered something odd about the aftereffects of COVID-19, not when the spread of the virus first started stirring global panic, but rather months down the line. The possibility of a heart condition, myocarditis, was found at alarmingly high rates in an MRI imaging study of 100 people who had been recently infected with the coronavirus.  Read more

Letter to the Editor: Responses to "Why the COVID-19 antibody test is useless on campus" from scientists who created the antibody test

09/22/2020 12:51am

As the scientists whose labs developed the [University of Arizona] antibody test for exposure to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, we read with interest the opinion piece by Andrea Moreno last week in the Daily Wildcat (OPINION: Why the COVID-19 Antibody Test is Useless on Campus). We would like to offer our thoughts on exactly how the test is useful on campus.

Students’ uneasy mindsets during COVID-19

09/22/2020 12:04pm

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, universities haven’t looked the same. As the current fall semester approached, Dr. Robert C. Robbins, president of the University of Arizona, allowed students to return to campus assuring them that it would be safe for them to come back.

Hablas Español? Spanish in an evolving medical stage

09/14/2020 7:33am

At its core, the medical profession is founded on human connections. Long before the advent of modern medicine, let alone a relative understanding of science and the human body, care revolved around relationships, trust, and human touch.

Stuck at home and bored? Start making your own masks

09/13/2020 8:23pm

For those searching for a DIY quarantine activity, making your own masks may be the solution. Mask-making is a fun activity that goes a long way toward preventing the need to quarantine, helping the environment and allowing people to do everyday activities safely.