This post was updated April 5 at 6:39 p.m.
People experiencing homelessness are at an increased risk of dying because of COVID-19, UCLA researchers found.
In the United States, people experiencing homelessness are 30% more likely to die from COVID-19 than the general population regardless of age, according to a March UCLA-led preliminary report.
Health care workers and public health advocates are using social media to encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine and combat misinformation about COVID-19.
Anna Yap, a resident physician at UCLA, started an organization in December with a network of physicians after seeing people spreading COVID-19 misinformation online.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyone’s lives, especially for those working in health care. There have been both administrative and practical changes as a result of the pandemic to the health care industry, many of which are expected to remain even after the pandemic.
A combination of dividing and balancing the number of people in public may help reduce COVID-19 transmission while allowing businesses to safely reopen, a UCLA-led research team found.
This post was updated Feb. 8 at 12:57 p.m.
Editor’s note: The original version of this article’s illustration labeled virus variants based on the countries where they were discovered.
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