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Coronavirus-Related News from UC San Diego Health

1/21/2021
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Christopher Longhurst, MD, CIO, ACMO, and Davey Smith, MD

1/20/2021
Forbes

​Features Steffanie Strathdee, PhD

1/20/2021
San Diego Business Journal

​Features Patty Maysent, CEO

1/19/2021
New York Times

​Features Carol Yan, MD

1/19/2021
Medpage Today

​Features David Bazzo, MD

12/21/2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will expand a statewide program to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis and prescription drugs.
12/7/2020
The California governor’s office today announced a statewide expansion to make CA Notify available to all Californians starting Thursday, December 10 in partnership with UC San Diego Health.
11/23/2020
While respiratory issues continue to be the most common symptom of a COVID-19 infection, new research indicates the disease could also be associated with an increased tendency of the blood to clot, le ...
11/16/2020
A team of American and Canadian researchers report that while they may feel uncomfortable, there is little empirical evidence that wearing a face mask significantly diminishes lung function, even when ...
10/30/2020
Researchers determined that COVID-19 transmission risk via Halloween candies is low, even when they are handled by infected people, but handwashing and disinfecting collected sweets reduces risk even ...
10/1/2020
UC San Diego Health will be a test site for a third, major Phase III clinical trial to assess a vaccine candidate for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, ...
10/1/2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with local partners, have been awarded a $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to impleme ...
9/23/2020
Analyzing anonymized patient medical records, UC San Diego researchers discovered that cholesterol-lowering statins reduced risk of severe COVID-19 infection, while lab experiments uncovered a cellula ...

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