Erin Alberty, Salt Lake Tribune

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Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Past articles by Erin:

Utah nonprofit drugmaker says it can make 1/3 of America’s insulin — and sell it cheap

Lehi-based Civica Rx says its new insulin line could reshape drug pricing nationwide. → Read More

Utah’s COVID-19 cases declining, but some Salt Lake County residents should still mask up, health director says

Following updated masking guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Salt Lake County residents should still wear a mask in some situations, says Dr. Angela Dunn — who also urged people to respect masking requests from others. → Read More

Utah COVID deaths remain high and ICUs are getting more crowded — but cases continue to drop

More Utahns are hospitalized with the coronavirus than at any time before January. → Read More

Feds say Utah has worst COVID-19 rate in the nation. Here’s the catch.

Utah has broken its own records for new cases this month, but its national ranking may be overstated. → Read More

Utah reports nation’s 3rd worst COVID rate, with nearly 22,000 new cases, 33 deaths

Utah's latest coronavirus data released from the state Department of Health. → Read More

Not so mild? Hospitalizations exploding among Utah infants, children with COVID-19′s omicron strain

Utah's COVID hospitalizations are exploding for one age group in particular: children younger than 5. → Read More

utah sets another record for number of coronavius positive tests in utah today

Utah's latest coronavirus data released from the state Department of Health. → Read More

Utah is maxing out its COVID-19 testing capacity

If recent record-breaking case counts continue to rise, we may not know it, health officials say. → Read More

University of Utah hospital suspends many surgeries as COVID-19 outbreaks hit staff, patients

University of Utah Health is suspending most surgeries as COVID-19 outbreaks hit hospital staff, leaving too few employees to care for the rising number of patients. → Read More

Testing for COVID-19 gets even easier in Utah

The Utah Department of Health is offering free, at-home testing by mail to select Utahns, and has set up designated travel testing at two TestUtah sites. → Read More

New monoclonal antibody center increases access in Utah — but experts warn treatment is not an alternative to vaccines

Up to 50 Utahns a day can be treated for COVID-19 at a new monoclonal antibody infusion center in Murray. → Read More

Blood shortage may force Utah hospitals to delay procedures

The demand for blood at Utah hospitals is outpacing supply. ARUP Blood Services and others are asking Utahns to make appointments to donate blood. → Read More

Adult vaccination rates in Utah exceed national average

Utah's latest coronavirus data released from the state Department of Health. → Read More

Watch: Cox meets with Biden on COVID-19

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox will be joining five other governors to discuss coronavirus vaccination efforts in their states with President Joe Biden. → Read More

Percent of positive coronavirus tests in Utah rising slightly on Saturday

Utah's latest coronavirus data released from the state Department of Health. → Read More

Federal officials are undercounting Utah’s COVID-19 vaccination rates because of a weeks-old flaw in state data

Utah officials made a reporting error in February, and the lingering consequences mean data used by the CDC about the state's coronavirus vaccination efforts continues to be wrong. → Read More

Coronavirus cases rare among vaccinated Utahns — but they do happen

A sliver of the many Utahns who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 — 82 out of nearly half a million — still came down with the disease, and Utah health officials are working to figure out why. → Read More

How close is Utah to having the coronavirus ‘under control?’

Experts don't consider the coronavirus under control in Utah yet, despite some dropping numbers. From herd immunity to test positivity rates, they are looking at these benchmarks next. → Read More

One person killed in fire at Taylorsville home

A Saturday morning fire in Taylorsville left one person dead → Read More

Utah has received more than 1 million vaccine doses

Utah's latest coronavirus data released from the state Department of Health. → Read More