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UC San Diego’s fall plan is continually evolving, informed by the university’s Return to Learn program. We invited students, faculty and staff to submit their questions, including inquiries about what services are available during isolation housing, what move-in will look like this fall, as well…
UC San Diego Health nurse helps start farm that will provide free food to community in Mexico hurt by COVID-19.
UC San Diego’s fall plan is continually evolving, informed by the university’s Return to Learn program. We invited students, faculty and staff to submit their questions about the overarching goal of the program, how contact tracing happens, what instructions are provided to those who may have been…
UC San Diego Health and the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute will be sites for an accelerated national clinical trial to assess the efficacy and immunogenicity of a vaccine intended to protect against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
In the midst of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic that had UC San Diego researchers racing to understand the complexities around the virus’s spread and to find ways to combat it, engineers and fabrication specialists at the Qualcomm Institute’s Prototyping Lab leapt into action.
What is the goal of the Return to Learn program? What role does testing play in preventing an outbreak? UC San Diego infectious disease modeler Natasha Martin addresses top questions from the campus community.
Cancer doesn’t stop because of a pandemic. People diagnosed with cancer must continue lifesaving treatment. Sometimes the only options are clinical trials. That is why, despite some modifications, UC San Diego Health has continued its cancer clinical trial enrollment.
Engineers have incorporated a new understanding of the impact of environmental factors on droplet spread into a mathematical model that can be used to predict the early spread of respiratory viruses including COVID-19, and the role of respiratory droplets in that spread.
Motivated by the prospect of creating protective, social-distancing “bubbles” around members of the public, researchers in the UC San Diego Wireless Communications Sensing and Networking Laboratory are developing BluBLE, a new app for contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic.