COVID-19

Katia Gibson on the beach with her surfboard looking down, smiling

COVID Stories: Fourth-year student grabs her surfboard, pursuing endless summer

Juggling chemistry with surfing, Katia Gibson says: “I’ve had an epiphany, and I want my life to be like this.”

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Are we stuck with COVID-19 forever?

Experts weigh in on whether COVID-19 is here to stay.

Woman wearing mask looking outside, forlorn

6 ways to manage coronavirus depression

Knowing what depression looks like and how to manage it can help prevent you from slipping into dark moods.

Kids at a school with COVID-19 plastic guards around desks

UC San Diego and San Diego County test COVID-19 early alert system in schools

A new pilot program uses wastewater and surface monitoring to detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in TK-8 schools and child care centers.

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Humanity’s best friend, even in a pandemic

Dogs’ highly evolved noses can rapidly detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus, research finds.

UC Davis students, masked, communicating in a lab

How we're adapting to wearing masks

People are adapting to speaking and listening in our masked world, with some unexpected perks, a study shows.

Illustration of someone using an Aeronabs inhaler, surrounded by virus molecules

A UCSF team has engineered a tiny antibody capable of neutralizing the coronavirus

Called a nanobody, this treament could be taken by someone with COVID-19 to reduce their viral load immediately.

Woman wearing a mask holding up another mask to the camera

Should we be double masking?

Epidemiologist Brandon Brown answers this and other new COVID-19 questions.

Jesse Jokerst

Making masks smarter and safer against COVID-19

Researchers are developing a color-changing test strip to detect SARS-CoV-2 in a mask wearer’s breath or saliva.

COVID-19 predictions for 2021 and beyond

Health experts offer their view of the path ahead.

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