Coronavirus


FILE - Residents line up to be tested for COVID-19 in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province on Aug. 3, 2021. Two new studies provide more evidence that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a Wuhan, China market where live animals were sold – further bolstering the theory that the virus emerged in the wild rather than escaping from a Chinese lab. The research was published online Tuesday, July 26, 2022, by the journal Science. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
UArizona Study Bolsters Theory That Coronavirus Emerged From the Wild

Two new studies, including one from the University of Arizona, provide more evidence that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a Wuhan, China market where live animals were sold.

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US No Longer Requires COVID-19 Test for International Travel

The health agency said it will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic and will reassess the need for a testing requirement if the situation changes.

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Migrants Wait at the Border While US Battles Over Lifting COVID-19 Ban on Processing Asylum Applications

“I had a home in Michoacán, a good life,” Rosario said. “My husband and I got married and we built a beautiful life together, but we had to leave. We dropped everything in order to just feel secure again.”

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Arizona’s Public Universities Lift Mask Requirements Under New CDC Guidelines

The University of Arizona will lift its indoor mask requirement beginning March 21, following similar moves by Arizona’s other two public universities.

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Arizonans Come Together to Remember Those Lost to COVID-19

Community members gathered at the Arizona Heritage Center in Tempe on Monday to honor the nearly 28,000 Arizonans who have died from COVID-19.

The Copper Courier's Araceli Cruz holding the COVID-19 rapid tests she received in the mail.
Biden’s Free At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Tests Are Hitting Mailboxes

The federal government is mailing tens of millions of rapid tests requested through the new Postal Service website.

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Arizona Opera Opens ‘Carmen’ With New COVID Policies

Guests are required to either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the event date.