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

Districts must have approved safety plans, but it also will take vigilance on the part of families

By Sandy Cohen • February 22, 2021

UCLA Health among 8 sites enrolling volunteers who have been tested for COVID-19, to track long-term health effects of the virus

By Sandy Cohen • February 18, 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

Some cancers make people more vulnerable to serious illness from the coronavirus

By Sandy Cohen • January 25, 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

UCLA Health’s Dr. Robert Bilder offers ways to fight the growing mental health challenges

By uclahealth • January 12, 2021

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

By Sandy Cohen • January 8, 2021