Gobert, all NBA Jazz players and staff clear of coronavirus

first_img FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Rudy Gobert, the first NBA player to test positive for coronavirus, and all Utah Jazz players and staff have been cleared of coronavirus by the Utah Department of Health, the club announced Friday.Utah’s Rudy Gobert, the first NBA player to test positive for coronavirus, and all of the Jazz players and staff have been cleared of coronavirus by the Utah Department of Health, the team announced FridayIt was Frenchman Gobert testing positive for COVID-19 just before a game on March 11 at Oklahoma City that prompted the NBA to shut down the season, with his teammate Donovan Mitchell also testing positive.Players and staff members completed a 14-day isolation and quarantine period and no longer pose a risk of infection to others, according to the state health department.Clearance typically involves two negative tests for coronavirus that are taken at least 24 hours apart.Jazz players had been in quarantine or isolation since March 11, staying in touch through video chat links.Jazz players and staff will continue to practice distancing and limit time outside of their homes to essential activities, following guidelines from the NBA and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Loading… Promoted Content7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty PennyWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Fantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterTop 10 Female Disney Villains You’ll Definitely Fall In Love WithThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The WorldA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This Day Read Also: Djokovic donates €1m to help Serbia combat coronavirusThe Jazz news comes a day after Detroit’s Christian Wood became the first publicly known NBA player to be cleared after testing positive for coronavirus on March 15.Wood, the third NBA player to test positive after Gobert and Mitchell, had been matched against Gobert in a game against the Jazz just before the Frenchman’s positive test.last_img read more

Dornsife dean to assume new position

first_imgSteve Kay, dean of the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, will leave USC on Nov. 30 to assume his new position as president of the Scripps Research Institute, Provost Michael Quick announced in an email today. “Leading with enthusiasm and dedication, Dean Kay ensured the continued excellence of our institution’s oldest and most diverse academic unit over his three-year tenure,” Quick said in the statement. “He leaves USC in a stronger position to solve some of society’s most challenging problems that ultimately serve the global public good.”Dornsife executive vice dean Dani Byrd will become interim dean on Dec. 1. Byrd has previously served as vice dean for research advancement, vice dean for faculty and research and vice dean for institutional affairs within Dornsife college.Kay became the 21st dean of Dornsife in 2012. Prior to his appointment at USC, Kay was dean of the division of biological sciences and Richard C. Atkinson Chair in biological sciences at the University of California, San Diego. A prolific researcher, Kay has published over 200 papers and is a leading expert on genes and circadian rhythms. He has previously held a faculty position at the Scripps Research Institute, where he will now serve as president. Former president of the Scripps Research Institute Michael Marletta, announced his intention to step down in July of last year, after faculty members were angered by his attempts to negotiate the sale of the institute to USC. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Kay and chief executive Peter G. Schultz will have to work to fill a $21 million deficit in the institute’s budget. Kay told the Union-Tribune they will be aggressively pursuing private donations for the institute. In a separate statement, Quick also announced the search for Kay’s replacement. Quick will chair the advisory search committee along with Avishai Sadan, dean of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. Dana and David Dornsife will serve as special advisors to the committee, which is composed of 12 Dornsife faculty members representing a range of disciplines.last_img read more