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We Need a Staph Vaccine: Here’s Why We Don’t Have One

January 16, 2024

A vaccine for Staphylococcus aureus, one of the most common bacterial infections, would be a game changer for public health. No vaccine candidates have succeeded in clinical trials, but nobody knows why. Researchers at UC San Diego may have figured it out.

Ending the Pandemic Begins Now

December 17, 2020

…to receive the COVID-19 vaccine—at 8:38 a.m. on Wednesday. Ending the Pandemic Begins Now A Statement by Patty Maysent, CEO, UC San Diego Health These are momentous days, though too often darkened by rising rates of COVID-19 transmission, reports of overstressed hospitals, increasing sickness and mortality. But now, we are…

UC San Diego Health Adopts SMART Health Card for Digital Vaccine Records

June 29, 2021

UC San Diego Health is now offering a verifiable digital vaccine record to its patients who have or will receive a COVID-19 vaccine. These secure online records, otherwise known as a SMART health card, can be accessed directly from the MyUCSDChart patient portal.

Q&A: Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe and Effective?

March 11, 2021

Q&A: Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe and Effective? Nearly one year ago, on March 13, 2020, San Diego County issued a two-week stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The gravity of the situation was growing quickly. Within nine months, the first vaccines were offered to health care…

A Push to Inoculate Vaccination Disparity

May 13, 2021

…A Push to Inoculate Vaccination Disparity New UC San Diego biologist endeavors to communicate the safety and life-saving importance of COVID-19 vaccination in underserved communities A first-generation university student and the son of Mexican immigrants, Assistant Professor Fabian Rivera-Chávez was born and raised in Northern California. He joined UC San…

San Diego to be Research Hub for New Human Vaccines Project

April 7, 2016

…“Mesa Consortium,” a new scientific hub for the Human Vaccines Project. Under a collaborative agreement, the Mesa Consortium and the Human Vaccine Project aim to transform current understanding of the human immune system and expedite development of vaccines and biologics to prevent and treat many global diseases.

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.

UC San Diego Joins National Trial to Explore New Vaccines for COVID-19 Variants

April 6, 2022

UC San Diego has joined a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate various additional COVID-19 booster shots. The trial seeks to understand if different vaccine regimens can broaden immune responses in adults who already have received a primary vaccination series and a first booster shot.

Financial Incentives Can Reduce Vaccine Hesitancy, but only in Large Amounts

March 14, 2022

Financial incentives and other nudges have been used to help increase vaccination rates across the nation, but new research from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management reveals that compensations need to be large—at least $100—to reduce vaccine hesitancy.

UC San Diego Health Joins Call to Don’t Delay HPV Vaccinations, Save Lives

May 20, 2021

Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health joins other National Cancer Institute cancer centers in urging that HPV vaccinations get back on track as part of cancer prevention. Don’t delay. Save lives.

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