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A woman doctor wearing a face mask looks through the window at a woman who may have COVID-19 at a drive-up testing site.

Face covering myths debunked

Addressing the common misconceptions about face coverings using scientific evidence.


Recovered, but uncertain

Clement Chow found himself on the leading edge of a tidal wave as one of the first COVID-19 cases in Utah.


A screenshot from the video of Arnulfo "Tuna" Tunon-Ortiz talking to camera.

From Mexico to Utah

Hear the story of neuroscience graduate student Arnulfo “Tuna” Tunon-Ortiz’s incredible journey.


A new way to control Epstein-Barr virus

Targeting the protein could lead to new ways to thwart the virus and other herpesviruses.


Humans of the U: Giavonni Lewis

“When I dance or when I paint or when I use a clarinet or anything outside of work, those things help to remind me of life and why people want to get back to it.”


Kristen Ries to receive honorary degree at 2020 commencement

Ries was president of the medical staff for the University of Utah Hospital & Clinics and served as the clinical director of infectious diseases/HIV at U of U Health.


Adam Hiné in his dentist uniform, sits in the dentistry clinic at the School of Dentistry.

Humans of the U: Adam Hiné

“I knew it was a profession that will allow me to one day help my mom. What I didn’t expect was that dentistry would connect me with my [Haitian] heritage.”


Empowering rural doctors to treat advanced heart failure improves patient outcomes

Training rural doctors can help heart failure patients who can’t travel for follow-up appointments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


A woman doctor wearing a face mask looks through the window at a woman who may have COVID-19 at a drive-up testing site.

You asked. U of U Health answered. #COVID19FAQs

Answers you need now.


5 ways that U scientists are addressing the COVID-19 pandemic

Within a few short weeks, more than a dozen new research studies have popped up across the U to study coronavirus.