infectious diseases

The topic hits close to home for Dr. Emily Hotez, an assistant professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

By uclahealth • February 26, 2021

‘We need to help kids think about why things are different now and what precautions schools are taking,’ says psychologist Melissa Brymer

By Sandy Cohen • February 25, 2021

Whether you’ve had 1 dose or 2, many questions remain. Here are some answers

By Sandy Cohen • February 14, 2021

Side effects may include aches and fever, but they pale in comparison to the discomfort of COVID-19

By Sandy Cohen • January 29, 2021

When UCLA Health’s Shangxin Yang told his medical students a pandemic was on its way, ‘They literally thought I was crazy’

By Sandy Cohen • January 14, 2021

A 2-dose regimen of the Pfizer vaccine provides 95% protection against viral symptoms

By Sandy Cohen • January 8, 2021

A mutant virus strain is causing the majority of new COVID-19 infections in England

By Sandy Cohen • December 29, 2020

UCLA Health needs volunteers for large trial investigating ways to reduce coronavirus hospitalizations and speed recovery

By Sandy Cohen • December 28, 2020

How a UCLA Health doctor is making a difference for families experiencing loss

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • December 24, 2020

Nurse Nicole Chang – who has worked with COVID-19 patients since the start of the pandemic – was among the first to get the vaccine at UCLA Health

By Sandy Cohen • December 23, 2020