The University of California San Diego has joined a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate various additional COVID-19 booster shots. The trial seeks to understand if different vaccine regimens can broaden immune responses in adults who already have received a primary vaccination series and a first…
When early evidence emerged that people with COVID-19—whether or not they have symptoms—shed the virus in their stool “the sewer seemed like the ‘happening’ place to look for it,” said UC San Diego researcher Smruthi Karthikeyan
In a new study from University of California San Diego School of Medicine, researchers have confirmed that patients taking statin medications had a 41 percent lower risk of in-hospital death from COVID-19.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have begun a pilot clinical trial to test the efficacy of using ultrasound to stimulate the spleen and reduce COVID-19-related inflammation, decreasing the length of hospital stays.
UC San Diego and UCLA researchers emphasized the critical importance of continued public health mitigation measures even in highly vaccinated environments after a study found COVID-19 infections among vaccinated health care workers.