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April 2, 2020
 
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Creating an Early Alert System for COVID-19
Researchers combine power of wearable device and big data analytics to track spread and early signs of infection—including among healthcare workers
To better understand early signs of coronavirus and the virus' spread, physicians around the country and data scientists at UC San Diego are working together to use a wearable device to monitor more than 12,000 people, including thousands of health care workers. Based on early data analysis, the researchers seem able to predict whether someone is getting sick; whether it's going to be mild or severe; and potentially whether the illness is specifically COVID-19. Read More »
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Generosity Gone Viral: Donations of Supplies, Food to UC San Diego Health Boost Fight Against Coronavirus
Eleven days ago, UC San Diego Health officially launched a donation program. The response from the community has been overwhelming, said UC San Diego Health's Braden Ouellet. Read More »
 
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Donors Support UC San Diego COVID-19 Efforts
When the university launched its COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund March 17, Dene and Elizabeth Oliver were the first major donors to support UC San Diego research, health and emergency student resources related to the evolving coronavirus pandemic. Read More »
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UC San Diego Pivots to Offer a Virtual Triton Day Experience
 
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WiFi-Boosting ‘Smart Surface’ Could Help Remote Workers and Students
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Career Center Offers Connections in Time of Social Distancing
 
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Dissecting COVID-19: Biology Professor Opens Infectious Disease Course to Public Audiences
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UC Temporarily Eases Admissions Requirements in Response to Educational Disruptions
The University of California is suspending the standardized test requirement for students applying for admission as freshmen for fall 2021. Read More »
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Nathan and Noah East Share Message with Tritons
Nathan East ’78 and his son, Noah, share a message and song with the UC San Diego community. View Video »
 
COVID-19 Information for the UC San Diego Community
 
Coronavirus Information for the UC San Diego Community
Our leaders are working closely with federal and state officials to ensure your ongoing safety. Stay up to date with the latest developments. Learn More »
 
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
New Studies Investigate How COVID-19 May Impact Breast Milk and Pregnancy »
Discovery of New Biomarker in Blood Could Lead to Early Test for Alzheimer’s Disease »
IN THE MEDIA
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  March 26
Commentary: How UCSD Health is rising to the coronavirus challenge »
KUSI  |  March 30
County of San Diego to use UCSD student housing to increase healthcare capacity »
NBC News  |  March 28
'Post intensive-care syndrome': Why some COVID-19 patients may face problems even after recovery »
The New York Times  |  March 31
Why this economic crisis differs from the last one for women »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
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March 31 at 8:12 a.m.
Today we honor the life and achievements of César Chávez, an American farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association and inspired nonviolent social change and service to others. View »
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EVENTS
A Virtual Evening with N.K. Jemisin
 
 
CALENDAR
April 2
Better Meetings with Zoom »
 
 
April 4
Virtual Triton Day »
 
 
April 7
Manager and Supervisor Office Hours: A Collaborative Discussion Group »
 
 
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CAMPUS NOTICES
Free Adobe Creative Cloud Licenses for UC San Diego Users »
Systemwide Review of Proposed Presidential Policy on Protection of Human Subjects in Research »
Welcome to Spring Quarter, Precautions for Campus Residents, COVID-19 Updates »
Continuity of Research »
 
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