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UA president sets goal of testing whole campus community for COVID-19 antibodies

President Robert Robbins says the testing will be crucial in determining when to reopen campus.

Ducey COVID-19 treatment order splits health officials

An order from the governor walks a fine line on when and how an anti-malarial drug could be dispensed to treat COVID-19.

Basketballs and drills: UA scientists designing innovative ventilator prototypes

A cross-disciplinary group is working to supplement the supply of life-saving health equipment diminished by the pandemic.

'Horse healers' give Pascua Yaqui kids a therapy option

The Kava'i Hitevi program at Tortuga Ranch allows youths and their families to share their feelings through equine therapy.

Ducey orders barber shops, nail salons to close

The governor "clarified" his executive order following criticism.

'Like a freight train we can’t stop': Health care workers prepare for the worst

As Arizona health care workers brace for a surge of COVID-19 patients, experts warn of the burden on their mental health.

Health workers, aid groups step in to fill Spanish-language gap around COVID-19

More than 1 million people speak Spanish at home in Arizona, but official coronavirus bilingual communication has lagged.

Pandemic threatens hospital in Green Valley as patient visits decrease

The facility might close unless state officials use it as a coronavirus treatment center.

Adapting to life under social distancing

Plus, answers to listeners' COVID-19 questions, food bank use doubles, weddings rescheduled, and a reminder about library resources.

Pima County calls for medical volunteers

The county is building database of volunteers with specific skills to help amid an expected surge in COVID-19 patients..

Sonora asks medical students to join coronavirus fight

The mayor of Hermosillo, the state capital, is considering a 12-hour curfew in the city.

Gov. Ducey issues stay-at-home order for Arizona

The executive order is effective Tuesday at 5 p.m.

UA psychology professor offers tips for navigating uncertainty of coronavirus

The first piece of advice? Lower the expectations you put on yourself and others.

Arizona hospital group says target for adding beds is a tall order, but possible

The governor has ordered hospitals to increase bed capacity by 50% by the end of April.

How to cope with physical distancing and isolation during COVID-19 pandemic

A discussion with UA psychology professor David Sbarra.

Don't count on warm weather to ease coronavirus spread, says biologist

The virus is still too new and unfamiliar to fully understand.

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