As the nation grapples with a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases and a shortage of rapid tests, Indiana is limiting who can undergo rapid testing at its sites to those most at risk and to schoolchildren looking to return to the classroom.
Over the weekend, health officials in Indiana confirmed the first case of the omicron variant in the state. The arrival of the highly infectious variant – now identified in at least 45 states – comes when hospitals across Indiana are already facing critical shortages.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Irsay family is donating $3 million to Indiana University for a new research institute on the Bloomington campus that will focus on addressing the stigma surrounding mental health issues.
The first confirmed case of the omicron variant in the U.S. was identified Wednesday, a little more than a week after its initial discovery in South Africa. While the World Health Organization has already listed omicron as a variant of concern, experts are still trying to learn about the new strain.
INDIANAPOLIS — Investigators from two of Indiana University School of Medicine’s largest funded research programs are collaborating on a study investigating the biology behind a gene associated with Alzheimer’s disease, with the hopes of developing a drug to treat the disease.
Pharmaceutical giant, AstraZeneca, has published its COVID-19 vaccine data in the highly credible scientific journal, New England Journal of Medicine. Results published in the journal show that the vaccine known as AZD1222 is a safe and effective way to prevent people from getting symptomatic cases of COVID-19. More than 32,000 adults participated in the study, where they received two doses of the vaccine, four weeks apart