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.
Program makes COVID-19 testing available to thousands of students in effort to track the novel coronavirus and better position the campus to resume in-person activities in the fall.
With website, UC San Diego School of Medicine scientists will monitor health and well-being during and after pandemic.
UC San Diego Health now offers a telemedicine clinic to help patients with COVID-19 recover at home.
A team of researchers has developed a portable, more environmentally friendly method to produce hydrogen peroxide. It could enable hospitals to make their own supply of the disinfectant on demand and at lower cost.
UC San Diego scientists have launched a clinical trial to investigate whether a drug approved for treating high blood pressure might also reduce the severity of COVID-19 infections, lowering rates for intensive care unit admissions, the use of mechanical ventilators and all-cause mortality.
UC San Diego Health has been awarded double ‘A’ grades for the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.
UC San Diego Health has launched a Phase III clinical trial to assess whether a medication used to treat rheumatoid might also have therapeutic value for patient with COVID-19 who have developed or are at high risk of developing serious lung damage from SARS-CoV-2 infections.
Researchers at UC San Diego Health report in newly published findings that olfactory impairment suggests the resulting COVID-19 disease is more likely to be mild to moderate, a potential early indicator that could help health care providers determine which patients may require hospitalization.
The coronavirus pandemic has produced startling images, not just of besieged emergency rooms, but of deserted highways, beaches, and other public places—of life interrupted everywhere.
Movement and social interaction remains a basic need for everyone, and UC San Diego Recreation has created a space for both. Called the Playground, it welcomes all campus community members to dance, meditate, compete in esports, learn to draw and more through free virtual classes.