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ASU Developing At-Home COVID Test Expected to Deliver Results Within Minutes

Researchers say the saliva-based test could reduce the wait time for results from 48 hours to ten minutes.

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State Pushes Flu Vaccinations to Avert Flu-and-COVID-19 ‘Perfect Storm’

Arizona health officials are expanding flu shot access and offering incentives like $10 gift cards to encourage residents to take the vaccine.

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5,000 Deaths Later, Health Experts Still Say Gov. Ducey’s COVID Response Was Too Slow

Whether Ducey deserves credit or blame for alternately controlling and unleashing the virus is not in doubt — observers say he's earned both.

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COVID-19 Treatment Is Expensive. Under Biden’s Plan, Patients Wouldn’t Have to Pay for It.

Think Trump promised free COVID-19 coverage? Think again. Several drug companies are looking to make a profit, and the costs are likely be handed to the patient—with Trump's approval.

Peoria Man Has Now Been Suffering From COVID-19 Symptoms for Over 4 Months

The 49-year-old dog trainer had been healthy and active before the illness, but now he feels like he can barely function. 

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Arizona Has Fewer Than 200 ICU Beds Available

Arizona’s availability of beds isn’t the only resource being stressed. Hospitals have asked workers from other cities and states to help keep things moving.

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Where’s My COVID Test? That’s What Arizonans Are Asking As Cases Spike.

While President Trump has pushed to decrease testing, health experts say current testing levels still aren’t enough to help contain the virus' resurgence.