UCLA researchers found that deaths from drug overdoses spiked during the pandemic. (Michael Vigman/Daily Bruin)
According to a recent UCLA study, drug overdose-related deaths have spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 9,000 people in the United States died from drug overdoses in May 2020 – approximately 58% more than the number a year earlier, according to the study that was released April 15.
Philanthropist Eli Broad, who donated millions of dollars to various UCLA programs, will be remembered for his generosity toward UCLA and the surrounding Los Angeles community.
UCLA students and faculty share their anxiety and excitement as they prepare for the transition back to in-person instruction.
Both incoming and returning students anticipate coming back to campus; however, some feel concerned about acclimating socially after more than a year of social distancing.
A proposed constitutional amendment would allow a second student member on the University of California Board of Regents to vote in board decisions, strengthening the presence of students’ voices and advocacy efforts, UC students said.
This post was updated May 2 at 9:07 p.m.
UCLA administrators announced plans to hold large fall quarter classes remotely and require vaccination for in-person classes at a town hall Monday.
Black and Indigenous panelists emphasized the importance of cultural literacy in public health at a University of California systemwide conference Saturday.
The 11th annual UC Global Health Day focused on the theme of decolonizing global health to advance health equity.
This post was updated April 26 at 7:52 p.m. with a statement from UCLA Health.
Los Angeles County will end an 11-day pause on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and resume administering the vaccine Saturday after federal health agencies recommended to continue administering the vaccine.
University of California officials rejected demands to abolish the university police but said the university should decrease the police budget and reshape officer roles for more accountability at an event Wednesday.
UCLA professors and students are optimistic about the increased vaccination rates in Los Angeles County, but think minority groups have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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