Stories tagged: "covid"


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.

Maria Parra Cano of Sana Sana Foods prepares burritos with all-natural ingredients for food packages she sends to food-insecure people in south Phoenix. (Photo by Reyna Preciado/Special for Cronkite News)
Women’s Group Works to Eliminate Food Insecurities in South Phoenix

More than 75% of Maricopa County is considered a food desert, meaning residents are a mile or more away from fresh food. South Phoenix falls into that category.

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Maricopa County Fair Returns After Two-Year Pandemic Hiatus

“We didn’t have any business for two years, so we are very happy to get back at it.”

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Arizona Unemployment Hits ‘Historic’ Low

Arizona’s unemployment rate fell to 3.3% in March, the lowest rate in almost a half-century.

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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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Flu Down for Second Year; Reason May Be as Plain as the Mask on Your Face

“The obvious answer is because of mitigation factors, the same thing that prevent you from getting COVID prevent you from getting the flu.”