Skip to main content

News Archive

News Archive - COVID-19

In the Wake of a Wildfire, Embers of Change in Cognition and Brain Function Linger

January 18, 2023

Five years after the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history, UC San Diego researchers document persistent differences in cognitive function among survivors.

Treated or Not, COVID-19 Recurrence Seems Symptomatic for Some

October 31, 2022

UC San Diego researchers and others report that more than one-third of the COVID-19 patients who did not receive any treatment experienced complete resolution of symptoms for at least two consecutive days, but then subsequently reported a return of symptoms.

New $12 Million NIMH Grant Funds Center to Improve Delivery of Child Mental Health Services

September 26, 2022

Researchers from the UC San Diego School of Medicine received a five-year, $12 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to create a new research center focused on improving access to and delivery of child mental health services.

Critical Questions

September 26, 2022

Researchers study human milk, pregnancy and COVID-19. This story appeared in the Fall 2022 issue of UC San Diego Magazine.

UC San Diego Professor Presents Air Filtration Fan to the White House to Help Fight COVID-19

September 22, 2022

A renowned atmospheric scientist at the University of California San Diego recently brought an innovative gift and action-oriented message to our nation’s capital. Kimberly Prather, Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry, presented a Corsi-Rosenthal Box, a unique invention developed by a multi

UC San Diego Researchers Add Monkeypox to Wastewater Surveillance

August 10, 2022

A UC San Diego-led program that monitors wastewater for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 and which has effectively predicted subsequent surges in COVID-19 cases in San Diego has been expanded to detect the presence of monkeypox.

UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital Join Nationwide Long-COVID Study

August 5, 2022

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego have joined a nationwide study to better understand the long-term impact of COVID-19 on patients in the United States across all demographic groups.

Disparities in United States COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

July 28, 2022

Health care facilities in Black metropolitan counties, Hispanic rural counties and hardest-hit counties were less likely to administer COVID-19 vaccines during initial rollout, UC San Diego study finds.

Coronavirus Jumped to Humans at Least Twice at Market in Wuhan, China

July 26, 2022

In a pair of related studies, UC San Diego researchers show that the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic was at a Chinese market and resulted from at least two instances of the SARS-CoV-2 virus jumping from live animal hosts to humans working or shopping there.

A Novel COVID-19 Vaccine Using Modified Bacterial DNA

July 21, 2022

UC San Diego researchers describe a different way to build a COVID-19 vaccine, one that would, in theory, remain effective against new and emerging variants and could be taken as a pill, by inhalation or other delivery methods.
Category navigation with Social links