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COVID-19 Updates

KCPW is providing regular updates of the rapidly changing news on the novel coronavirus and its local impact. Check back here for

Spencer Cox raises alarm about COVID surge, faces blowback after ‘extreme masker’ comment

(KCPW News – AUDIO follows text) Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on Tuesday raised an alarm about a surge in coronavirus cases in

Agencies seek donors as blood shortage impacts Utah healthcare

A shortage of donated blood is impacting hospitals around the country. The Salt Lake Tribune reported yesterday that one of Utah’s largest

Vaccination remains key in fight against increasingly prevalent Delta variant

Earlier this week, medical researchers and doctors from the University of Utah held a press conference to talk about an uptick in

U of U Health reports blood clotting case with suspected J&J vaccine tie

(KCPW News) Doctors at University of Utah Health say they recently treated a man suspected of suffering from an extremely rare blood-clotting syndrome

Coronavirus variants, vaccines, and where the pandemic is headed

Today on “In the Hive,” a primer on coronavirus variants. Three variants of SARS-Cov-2 have drawn the attention of health officials because

Utah’s vaccine rollout plan

Today on “In the Hive” we speak with Tom Hudachko, spokesman for the Utah Department of Health, about the state’s multi-phase plan

Utah’s vaccine plan and staying safe in the meantime

Today on “In the Hive,” we hear about Utah’s plan to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine to residents. Two drug-makers, Pfizer and Moderna,

Tracking the spread of coronavirus through the sewers

On this episode of “In the Hive” we look at a novel method for detecting coronavirus – but one that has nothing

The University of Utah’s plan for a return to campus this fall

Today on “In the Hive,” the plan for Utah’s flagship university to reopen, with various precautions in place, this fall. The University