Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, researchers at BYU were concerned about another epidemic — loneliness.
Approximately 81.6% of BYU students and 84% of faculty and staff have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Nov. 1 — meaning 82% of campus has received at least one dose. Around 77% of students, faculty and staff are fully vaccinated.
Intermountain Healthcare announced new protocols and will be requiring all of its caregivers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Intermountain cares for hundreds of thousands of patients throughout the intermountain west with locations in Utah, Idaho, and Nevada.
On Wednesday morning, the health and human services committee met to hear an update from the department of health on monoclonal antibodies: a life-saving treatment option for patients with COVID-19.
Planning a wedding can be stressful, but add on a global pandemic and you're in for a real treat. COVID-19 has had its effects on every industry in the world, but one industry in particular that has been dramatically affected is the wedding industry.
For many deaf people, communicating in a hearing world has always been a struggle and masks have made communication a lot harder. When deaf people are communicating with those who can't sign, some rely on lip reading. Masking up can leave members of the deaf community without a method of communication because they can't see what someone is saying.
Businesses all over the world are still seeing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fall Semester has been back in session for well over a month now, but this week marks the first week of the semester that all restaurants were open in the Cougareat. If you've been on campus, you've probably noticed that many of the popular restaurants have been closed or that the vending machines are missing your favorite snacks.
The BYU Student Health Center has announced it will begin administering third doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to those who meet qualifications.
The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square came back together for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. The choir had its first in-person rehearsal last night after 19 months of being apart. The choir stopped all rehearsals, performances and recordings March of last year.