viruses

Public health specialists stress the importance of wearing masks

By uclahealth • November 23, 2020

Dear Doctors: My uncle tested positive for the coronavirus last winter and wound up in the hospital. He was lucky, and he recovered, but it is six months later and he still is not completely better. He says he’s what’s known as a “long-hauler.” Can you please explain what that [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 14, 2020

It will be a surreal first day of school in Southern California as students embark on a new year from a computer screen at home.

By uclahealth • July 31, 2020
Children under the age of 5 are more likely to be hospitalized from influenza (flu) complications than those in other age groups. Annual flu vaccines are the best way to protect your child and family from the flu. Seasonal Influenza Seasonal influenza is a contagious, but preventable, [...]
By uclahealth • October 28, 2016