CDC and FDA lift pause on Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine

On Tuesday morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a joint statement calling for a pause on the administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) coronavirus vaccine. The call came after the two agencies reviewed data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals who received the vaccine. Read more

New additions to the ENR2 building make headway

The new project to add solar panels and a rooftop garden on the University of Arizona’s ENR2 building is about to begin Phase Three.   The first meeting to discuss this project occurred in the fall semester of 2017. Phase One, which is the installation of the green roof, began in fall 2019 and was completed in Feb. 2020. Phase Two, which is the installation of the solar panels, began in the fall semester of 2020 and was completed in Jan. 2021. Phase Three, which is the active research, is expected to begin later this spring. Read more

UA HOSA: Educating future generations of healthcare professionals

Daniel Wieland is the president of UA HOSA, and he has been the president for the last three years. He has three majors which include biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology and biomedical engineering. HOSA is widely recognized, and Wieland plays a role in advertising the experience one gains from becoming a HOSA member. The Daily Wildcat sat down with Wieland to get to know him and the club better. Read more