Some on-campus activities, including outdoor recreation and performing arts studios, may resume with limited capacity in accordance with a revised health order by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. (Daily Bruin file photo)
UCLA is developing plans to reopen some on-campus activities, including libraries and some performing arts studios, university officials announced Wednesday.
UCLA is also planning to reopen some outdoor fitness facilities and hold outdoor study groups, according to a campuswide email from Administrative Vice Chancellor Michael Beck and former Academic Senate Chair Michael Meranze.
A UCLA registry is facilitating blood plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients and helping to guide COVID-19 research.
UCLA researchers opened the Research Registry for Recovered COVID-19 Patients soon after the first surge of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles, with the initial goal to find potential plasma donors and test the use of their plasma to treat the disease, said Arash Naeim, the principal investigator of the registry.
This post was updated Feb. 16 at 6:06 p.m.
A group of UCLA researchers became the first team to use ultrasonic technologies to improve the consciousness of patients in disordered conscious states.
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. 15 at 09:27 p.m.
A UCLA program is aiming to improve stroke care by providing treatment for stroke victims out of a mobile unit that can diagnose and treat them in the field.
The North Westwood Neighborhood Council is the official neighborhood council representing Westwood Village and UCLA to the Los Angeles City Council. Council meetings are held each month and open to the public via Zoom.
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.
Some city departments and council members said they do not agree with a new motion that gives city employees the ability to fine individuals who refuse to wear masks in public.
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to give grocery and drug retail store workers an additional $5 per hour to offset the heightened risk of contracting COVID-19 while at work.
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