U-M Health: Rising COVID-19 hospitalizations include more children in this surge, strain resources

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations for kids and adults hit record levels in the latest Omicron surge, leaders at University of Michigan Health, Michigan Medicine, say the overwhelming strain on resources has led to delays in lifesaving surgeries. U-M Health is also instituting a two-week pause on any visitors to its adult hospitals effective Jan. 12.

University of Michigan Health Now Offers Virtual Urgent Care in Response to COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to surge in the State of Michigan, University of Michigan Health Virtual Urgent Care offers patients a safe and reliable way to receive care from the comfort of their homes. And now, these visits are available to all University of Michigan Health patients 18 and over for urgent care symptoms one might normally visit a primary care provider or urgent care clinic for.

$7.6 million gift launches new lung cancer research initiative at U-M

A $7.6 million gift from Judith L. Tam and the Richard Tam Foundation has launched an accelerated research initiative at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center to understand why alterations in the ALK gene causes lung cancer to become resistant to standard therapy over time. The goal is to identify biological pathways that can be targeted with new approaches to treatment. 

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