Los Angeles County reported its first cases of the new Arcturus strain of COVID-19, which has been associated with rising COVID-19 cases in India.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predict Arcturus, formally known as XBB.1.16, accounts for almost 10% of COVID-19 cases currently in the United States.
This post was updated Jan. 12 at 11:33 p.m.
UCLA will discontinue four COVID-19 surveillance testing collection boxes and three vending machines Friday because of low use, the university announced in an email Wednesday.
The National Academy of Medicine selected Dr. Arleen Brown as part of its 2022 cohort, the academy announced Monday.
According to the announcement, election to the National Academy of Medicine is one of the highest honors for a health professional.
This post was updated Oct. 6 at 3:02 p.m.
UCLA announced the establishment of the Infectious Diseases Management Team to monitor the public health situation and develop long-term public health strategies in a campuswide email Monday.
Researchers from UCLA, Stanford University and the University of Pennsylvania have created a system that could improve upon an existing type of therapy for cancer known as T-cell therapy.
This post was updated Aug 21. at 8:45 p.m.
The International Pre-Med Society at UCLA has created an international mentorship program for high school students from other countries interested in studying STEM in the United States, which began Jan.
This post was updated 8/14/2022 at 8:12 p.m.
Campus Queries is a series in which Daily Bruin readers and staff present science-related questions for UCLA professors and experts to answer.
This post was updated Aug. 14 at 8:08 p.m.
UCLA announced in a campuswide email Friday that indoor masking and symptom monitoring requirements will be removed, effective Monday.
UCLA is updating its protocols to align with changes made to protocols for Los Angeles County and California, according to the email.
Indoor masking is now strongly recommended and outdoor masking continues to be optional, according to the announcement.
Students, staff and faculty at UCLA will also no longer be required to fill out the daily symptom monitoring survey, according to the announcement.
This post was updated August 7 at 11:01 p.m.
The University of California and California State University will now provide medical abortions on campus.
California Senate Bill 24 – passed in 2019 by the state legislature – requires every UC and CSU student health center to offer medical abortion services by Jan.
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