Health


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Rep. Biggs Wants Trump to Disband the COVID-19 Task Force While Virus Rages in Arizona

Rep. Andy Biggs has also provided a platform for controversial figures whose content has been removed by social media outlets for providing misinformation.

In this June 8, 2020, file photo, Rodney Ott, owner of The Loft, makes mixed drinks from behind the bar for patrons as he reopens fully for the first time amid the coronavirus outbreak in downtown Flint, Mich.
Bars Are Giant Petri Dishes for COVID-19. That’s Why States Are Closing Them Down Again.

Many large outbreaks of COVID-19 have been tied directly to bars. An Orlando, Florida, bar has been linked to as many as 150 cases and more than 130 infections have been tied to a single bar in East Lansing, Michigan.

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These Top Scientists Are Now Saying It’s Time For Another Stay-at-Home Order In Arizona

Ducey announced a new round of business closures Monday, but experts say his mandate doesn't do nearly enough.

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As Arizona Hits Record COVID-19 Numbers, McSally Introduces Bill Encouraging Vacations

The goal of the bill isn’t to give Americans a relaxing time away from home — it’s to boost sales for tourism industries.

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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.

crowd at Trump rally in Phoenix showing only one person wearing a mask
Trump Crowd Ignores Phoenix’s Mask Mandate

As President Donald Trump came to Phoenix on Tuesday for a rally, a common question rose up from the public: "Will people wear masks?"