Category: Coronavirus / Covid-19

  • COVID-19 and Autism – Finding a Path Forward for Families

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented changes in every aspect of our lives. For individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), who often have increased behavioral symptoms with changes in routine, the pandemic has been deeply disruptive to their lives in ways that go beyond access to care. In a compelling video from the recent Autism […]

  • Deep Look into COVID-19: Adapting to a COVID World

    As the second anniversary of the start of the COVID-19 pandemic approaches, the world looks significantly different than it did nearly two years ago. According to recent statistics, the virus has infected more than 383 million people and has caused nearly 5.7 million deaths, making it one of the deadliest pandemics in history. The world […]

  • Lessons from the H1N1 Pandemic of 2009

    Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius met with UC Berkeley students to explore the H1N1 Pandemic of 2009 and what lessons that pandemic might have for our current situation. Lesson number one: good communication is essential. According to Sebelius, Epidemiology has a couple of core principles […]

  • Lessons Learned During the Pandemic: What the Science Says

    The medical breakthroughs that have accompanied the heartbreaking realities of the COVID-19 pandemic have been hard won. Years of research in the areas of AIDS and infectious diseases, epidemiology, aerosols, and more have come together to create vaccines at an unprecedented pace and community health guidance to reduce transmission rates. What are the takeaways from […]

  • A Deep Look into COVID and a New World of Innovation

    Along with global health and economic devastation, the COVID-19 pandemic has forged an unprecedented path to research and education innovation. Bold scientific advances and cooperation led to a novel vaccine developed in record time, groundbreaking tools for detecting viruses and a pioneering vision for safely educating students. Gain an in-depth look at the trailblazing insights […]

  • Social Inequities and Suffering Caused by COVID-19

    While a Sars CoV-2 vaccine is here providing hope for the year ahead, the pain and devastation caused by the pandemic will persist as new infections currently continue to expand at an ever-increasing rate. Amidst all this, UC San Diego has established itself as a recognized leader in proactively responding to this disaster. Hear from […]

  • WHAT’S NEXT: COVID-19

    The number of people infected by the coronavirus continues to grow every day as does the number of deaths. We have learned a great deal about the virus, treatments and ways to slow the spread since the outbreak began. UCSF doctors and scientists have been on the front lines of treatment and research since the […]