Visit our COVID-19 Experts Directory to find UC San Diego sources who are available to discuss with the media the novel coronavirus, the COVID-19 illness and the societal impacts of the pandemic.
We spoke with Terri Winbush, senior director of Labor Relations and Employee Relations for the main campus about what paid leave options are available, what happens when an employee receives a yellow or red thumb on the daily symptom screening, and the remote support employees can access.
School of Medicine experts Dr. Susan Little and Dr. Stephen A. Spector share more about how the UC San Diego community can get involved in the latest vaccine trials, when a vaccine may be approved, and how the vaccines are designed to produce antibodies.
Dr. Angela Scioscia, interim executive director for Student Health and Wellness, answers questions about testing, how soon to get tested after potential exposure, what sensations might arise during the test and what to expect at a drive-up testing site.
A team from the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego contributed to a study led by the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center on T cell receptors, which play a vital role in alerting the adaptive immune system to mount an attack on invading foreign pathogens, including Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
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, the trial will recruit up to 60,000 participants at sites in the United States and worldwide.
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 implement a program of widespread testing for COVID-19 in San Ysidro.
A computational model that forecasts the number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States as a whole and in each state developed by a team of researchers from UC San Diego and Northeastern University is now part of the national mortality forecast issued by the Centers for Disease Control.
Audrey Geisel University Librarian Erik Mitchell addresses questions about how to access library services while Library facilities are temporarily closed, how to connect to electronic reserves via the campus VPN, and how librarians can help launch research projects and inform remote instruction.
There are ample opportunities for students to connect and become engaged in student life this fall. The virtually recast Welcome Week, otherwise known as T-WOW, taking place from Sept. 19 through Oct. 4 has created opportunities for students to connect and join the thousands of…
UC San Diego’s in-person activities are off to a safe start under the campus’ Return to Learn program. With the beginning of the fall quarter on Sept. 28, nearly 6,000 undergraduate students moved on campus over a 10-day period beginning Sept. 19.