infectious diseases

New variants of the coronavirus make case for extra precautions

By uclahealth • March 31, 2021

UCLA Health infection prevention expert Dr. Annabelle de St. Maurice explains how to safely celebrate the holiday

By uclahealth • March 31, 2021

UCLA Health’s Dr. Annabelle de St. Maurice explains the risk of such large gatherings despite increased vaccinations

By Leo Smith • March 19, 2021

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