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Study: COVID-19 test results undercount Nevada case numbers

Jul. 8, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The first coronavirus antibody study conducted in Nevada suggests COVID-19 test results dramatically underestimate the number of people who actually have been infected by the disease, health officials said Wednesday. The joint study by the Washoe County Health District and researchers at...

Barnes & Noble College will manage UNR book store, Wolf Shop

Jun. 15, 2020 3:29 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An affiliate of the Barnes & Noble bookstore chain is taking over management of the campus bookstore and gift shop at the University of Nevada, Reno. The university announced Monday that it has selected Barnes & Noble College to manage in-store and online operations of the Nevada...

Nevada state lab planning May start for virus antibody tests

May. 16, 2020 11:41 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada State Public Health Laboratory plans to begin antibody studies this month to better understand how many people have been infected by the new coronavirus and how many may have some immunity. Antibody tests offer what Mark Pandori, public lab director at the University of Nevada,...