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COVID-19 Crisis Response

COVID-19 Crisis Response, July/August 2020
New, At-Home Antibody Test For Detecting, Tracking COVID-19
The test will be part of a large U.S. study to understand prevalence, post-infection immunity and potential lingering health impacts. An at-home test for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) could be released commercially as early as August, according to Scanwell Health of... Read more
COVID-19 Crisis Response, July/August 2020
COVID-19 Testing: What New Mexico Did Right
Unlike many other states across America that struggled to get enough diagnostic tests for coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19) this past spring, New Mexico was able to not only meet the demand for testing symptomatic patients, but was able to begin... Read more
COVID-19 Crisis Response, July/August 2020
Unmasked Behavior
Faced with the evidence, scientists ponder why everyone doesn’t wear a mask After initial assertions that the wearing of face masks was an unnecessary public health tool in the prevention of the spread of COVID-19, the advice coming out of the... Read more
COVID-19 Crisis Response, March/April 2020
Quick-Thinking Turns Out Low-Cost Ventilators
As the number of coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID–19) cases in the United States began mounting in the early weeks of March, healthcare workers raised the alarm about a looming shortage of ventilators to treat patients. On March 30, Ford Motor... Read more
COVID-19 Crisis Response
Testing PPE: Are DIY masks a viable alternative to address shortages?
As the global pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus continues to spread, researchers from across the world are harnessing their skills and opening their labs to contribute to solutions for managing and addressing the health crisis. One area identified by... Read more