Young adults who identify as Republicans more often ignore COVID-19 safety precautions

Young Californians who identify as Republicans are less likely to follow social distancing guidelines that prevent COVID-19 transmission than those who identify as Democrats or independents, according to a new USC study published Dec. 14 in Read More »

December 17th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine experts talk about vaccine distribution

Ahead of the rollout of the first COVID-19 vaccine that received emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, two Keck Medicine of USC experts held a press conference on Dec. 15 about the logistics of receiving and Read More »

December 16th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: High-stress emergencies have a longer-than-expected impact on ER doctors

It’s an understatement to say the medical profession is stressful — especially during a pandemic. But a study from USC researchers shows just how large of an impact even the quickest medical emergencies can have on emergency room Read More »

December 9th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

At least two promising COVID-19 vaccines are in final review by the FDA, whose emergency use authorization will allow for distribution in the United States. In anticipation of an upcoming vaccine, Keck Medicine of USC has been working with university Read More »

December 9th, 2020|COVID-19, featured, Keck Net Intranet|

Five lessons we’ve learned about COVID-19 since the pandemic began

In less than a year since the pandemic began, two potential vaccine candidates are on the horizon. Even as COVID-19 continues its deadly march, one thing is clear: Scientific understanding of the new coronavirus and advances in fighting Read More »

November 20th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|