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10 CVS drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites opening Friday

CVS Health announced it will open 10 COVID-19 drive-thru test sites in Arizona Friday, as part of the company’s second phase of efforts to help slow the spread of the virus. ... Read more»

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Trump falsely claims COVID-19 death projection assumes 'no mitigation'

Dismissing concerns that states are reopening too soon, President Donald Trump incorrectly said that a newly revised model projecting 134,000 COVID-19 deaths by August “assumes no mitigation.” In fact, the model assumes states will keep their existing social distancing measures in place, unless suspensions have already been announced.... Read more»

Watchdogs scramble to keep up with COVID-19 scams, fraud

“It seems like every day … a new scam pops up,” says Katie Conner, a spokesperson for the Arizona Attorney General. “And we are really trying to stay ahead and get these warnings out there.” ... Read more»

ASU aiming to produce thousands of COVID-19 test kits, process tests

Arizona State University said it is ready to help state efforts to mitigate the viral spread of COVID-19 by conducting 400 tests a day and producing thousands of coronavirus test kits using automation and robots. ... Read more»

As COVID-19 cases climb, Legislature unlikely to return in 2 weeks

The Arizona Legislature is unlikely to reconvene on April 13, the target date it set when it put the 2020 session on hiatus in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, a top Republican said Tuesday.... Read more»

Officials warn against gatherings of 50 or more as coronavirus spreads

Government officials across the country ordered the closure of restaurants, bars and other public places Monday in a last-ditch effort to slow the coronavirus outbreak affecting thousands of people in 49 states.... Read more»

ASU researcher finds banned antibiotics in poultry

A study of chicken byproducts co-authored by an Arizona State University researcher found trace amounts of antibiotics banned from poultry production in 2005.... Read more»

Life on Saturn moon? Well . . . maybe

Could Saturn’s cold, cloud-covered moon Titan host an exotic form of primitive life based on methane, in sharp contrast to the water-based life of Earth?... Read more»