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ASU researchers developing coronavirus test that could get results in 10 minutes

TEMPE – ASU researchers are trying to create a rapid saliva-based coronavirus test that can detect the virus in 10 minutes or less.


ASU President Crow vows to release cumulative COVID-19 testing data

PHOENIX – President Michael Crow and other Arizona State University officials defended the university’s method of counting COVID-19 cases in a virtual press conference Wednesday.


Youth of color disproportionately represented in the justice system

Youth across the country commit the same types of crime, but disparities affecting young people of color have continued to grow.


More than 1,600 kids in detention have tested positive for COVID-19

COVID-19 affects the juvenile justice system with a rising number of positive cases, as juvenile detention facilities evolve their health care protocols to help slow its spread.


As providers turn to telehealth during COVID-19, calls rise for more resources in Indian Country

PHOENIX – With telehealth expansion, community leaders and medical providers see a chance for improved health outcomes amid COVID-19 and beyond, but a lack of infrastructure hinders access for some on tribal lands.


Experts: Latino youth ‘invisible’ in juvenile justice data

Many experts agree Latino, Indigenous and Hispanic youth are misidentified and poorly counted in county, state and national statistics due to inconsistencies in definitions, categories or even having the option to self-identify at all.


Proposal to protect Joshua trees from climate change proves divisive

PHOENIX – A petition to list Joshua trees as threatened in California has residents of one small town in disagreement, with some arguing the protections will negatively impact the town’s economy.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey extends eviction moratorium until Oct. 31

PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey extended his moratorium, which was slated to expire next week, a change lawmakers and housing advocates had lobbied for to avoid a surge in homelessness.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Expert paints mixed picture of virus situation in state

PHOENIX - The head of Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute painted a glum picture Wednesday of current COVID-19 trends in the state, but he also suggested that the trend could be slowly improving.


ASU researchers develop cheaper, faster saliva test for COVID-19

PHOENIX — Researchers at Arizona State University have developed a COVID-19 saliva test that’s cheaper than nasal tests, and it’s easier to administer.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Medical professionals urge mask mandate

PHOENIX – With cases of COVID-19 in Arizona rising by more than 1,000 a day, members of the medical community have written letters asking state officials to issue new pandemic guidelines.


Holidays, on ice: COVID-19 upends Memorial Day weekend travel plans

The travel forecast for this Memorial Day weekend is fuzzy - just another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic, as restrictions and concerns about the virus are scrambling trip planning. The traffic will likely not be near the 43 million Americans who traveled last year, but after that it's anybody's guess.