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Online Civic Design Challenge to Help San Diego Address COVID-19

April 3, 2020

Human-centered design can help San Diego address the COVID-19 pandemic and put our city on course to be more sustainable, too. That’s the basic premise of the 2020 edition of the city-wide design challenge from UC San Diego’s Design Lab called “Design for San Diego,” or D4SD for short.

New Studies Investigate How COVID-19 May Impact Breast Milk and Pregnancy

March 26, 2020

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are launching a pair of studies to answer critical questions regarding the roles COVID-19 may play in breast milk and pregnancy.

UC San Diego Health Launches Clinical Trial to Assess Antiviral Drug for COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Researchers at four University of California Health medical centers have begun recruiting participants for a Phase II clinical trial to investigate the safety and efficacy of treating adult patients with COVID-19 with remdesivir, a drug that has shown promising activity against multiple viruses.

UC San Diego Partners with 5 Leading Diagnostics Manufacturers to Boost COVID-19 Testing

March 20, 2020

Partnering with five diagnostics manufacturers, UC San Diego is significantly ramping up testing for COVID-19, projecting capacity to complete up to 1,500 tests daily within two to three weeks.

Disease Knows No Borders: UC to Address COVID-19 Impacts on U.S-Mexico Region

March 17, 2020

As the spread of COVID-19 has permeated communities around the world, experts from the University of California are looking at how to protect those most vulnerable along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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