Coronavirus

Coronavirus news and updates

Dear Doctors: I’ve been working from home for six months, so no more bike commutes and no office staircases. My two young kids are home, too, which means I can’t do a lunchtime bike ride, or even go during a break. How bad is it that I’m sitting way more [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 30, 2020

The first doses are now being distributed

By Sandy Cohen • November 25, 2020

UCLA researchers are working to decrease illness severity in COVID-19 patients

By uclahealth • November 24, 2020

‘We have to make sacrifices because there just isn’t enough testing,’ says Omai Garner, director of clinical microbiology for UCLA Health

By uclahealth • November 24, 2020

What a stay-at-home order means for preventing hospitals from getting overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • November 19, 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

Dear Doctors: I’m a mom of three great kids and have always been healthy. But after eight months of working from home, being the teacher and keeping everything going, I’ve started getting sick. Plus, it feels like I’m failing. Can being stressed out make you physically ill? Dear Reader: As working [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 13, 2020

Casting ballots in person is low-risk when public health guidelines are followed, says UCLA Health infectious diseases expert.

By Sandy Cohen • November 3, 2020

Uncertainty about what may happen next is a major stressor

By uclahealth • October 27, 2020

Every day, researchers work to develop safe, effective therapies for a variety of diseases. That work is especially in the spotlight during the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. One promising treatment involves monoclonal antibodies (mAbs). UCLA Health researcher and infectious disease specialist Kara Chew, MD, MS, is helping [...]

By uclahealth • October 26, 2020