COVID-19

Scientists trace earliest cases of COVID-19 to market in Wuhan, China

The finding aligns with early reports that live animals sold at the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market were the likely source of the pandemic.


Safety first: How stigma may impact health

Theory suggests that lack of perceived safety may impact the health of people in marginalized communities more than exposure to discriminatory events.


A delicate balance

The search for sustainable tourism and resource preservation in the American West.


An Asian woman holds up a sign that says Stop Asian Hate.

The 2020 surge of anti-Asian hate language

Clusters of hateful tweets spread across the contiguous U.S. that varied in size, strength distribution and location.


University of Utah 2022 Commencement returns—in person

The U will celebrate 8,609 graduates.


Stay safe as we end spring semester

Let’s all work together to keep COVID-19 cases down and move forward as a community to celebrate how far we’ve come.


SCALE-UP supports COVID testing in underserved communities

New initiatives awarded $4.7 million to encourage COVID-19 testing in communities and schools.


InfectED on campus, in the community and beyond

The student-led university club is focused on educating everyone on infectious diseases.


College of Nursing to expand enrollment by 25%

Additional personnel devoted to this increase in students will include full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, a student advisor, a clinical placement coordinator and patient simulation specialists.


Convalescent plasma could lower hospitalization risk for newly infected COVID-19 patients

Early treatment with plasma extracted from recovered individuals reduces the need for hospitalization by more than 50%, according to a new nationwide clinical trial.