Street Medicine team begins administering COVID-19 vaccines to homeless patients

Every afternoon, Kevin Mowrey rides his bike a half hour from the San Gabriel Foothills to Azusa, to purchase food and supplies for the night, while his partner, Frank Jauch, stays at their camp. It’s a routine born out of Read More »

April 15th, 2021|COVID-19, featured, Keck Net Intranet|

When COVID-19 vaccinations began, the USC community sprang into action

The numbers tell the story: Since the first COVID-19 vaccine received emergency approval in mid-December, quick efforts by USC have contributed to more than 800,000 people in Los Angeles getting inoculated.

“This moment calls for teamwork, and everyone is coming together Read More »

April 14th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Rapid COVID tests used twice weekly could detect most contagious kids

Last year, the U.S. government purchased 150 million BinaxNOW rapid antigen COVID-19 tests and began distributing them. One of the goals was to safely reopen schools. However, little data was available on how well these tests performed, especially Read More »

April 7th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Working-age Hispanics at highest risk of dying from COVID-19, by far

Hispanic immigrants of working age — 20 to 54 years old — are over 11 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than U.S.-born men and women who are not Hispanic, according to a USC study of California Read More »

April 5th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Experts help manage the stress of new traumatic events during the pandemic

As restaurants, stores and other venues reopen, Americans are slowly but surely reentering the world. However, recent events, such as mass shootings in Boulder, Colorado and Atlanta, Georgia, added an extra layer of stress and uncertainty for many Read More »

April 2nd, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|