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UCLA Health is giving monoclonal antibody treatments to some patients that are in the early stages of their COVID-19 infection.
Monoclonal antibody treatments give people who are at high risk for complications from COVID-19 a reduced chance of hospitalization, said Tara Vijayan, an assistant professor of medicine.
A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit Los Angeles on Wednesday morning.
The quake originated around 15 miles from the UCLA campus in South Los Angeles at 8:31 a.m., according to the United States Geological Survey.
This post was updated Jan. 18 at 5:12 p.m.
UCLA plans to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to some faculty and staff within the next few weeks, university administrators announced at a town hall Thursday.
This post was updated Jan. 18 at 6:24 p.m.
A new COVID-19 strain could already be present in Los Angeles County, and its higher transmissibility rate could be contributing to an early-year surge of COVID-19 cases, UCLA professors said.
A local neighborhood council held a budget town hall Saturday to discuss the city of Los Angeles’ budget and encourage LA residents to get involved in the city’s budgeting process.
The art for this post was updated Jan. 7 at 2:17 p.m.
Following a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations, county officials have told ambulance crews in Los Angeles County to save oxygen for critically ill patients and to not bring in patients, with or without COVID-19, to the hospital if they were unable to be resuscitated in the field.
This post was updated on Jan. 10 at 4:55 p.m.
Southern California will remain in the state’s regional stay-at-home order for the time being because of low ICU capacity in the region, a state health official announced Tuesday.
A local neighborhood council voted in favor of a new stop sign in Westwood at a monthly meeting Dec. 2.
The North Westwood Neighborhood Council’s Transportation and Safety Committee unanimously voted in favor of implementing a four-way stop sign at the intersection of Kelton Avenue and Ophir Drive at its Dec.
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