COVID-19

Richard Matthew at desk

What’s next: The future of compassion

How to ward off emotional exhaustion as the pandemic continues.

Nearly empty shelves in a store

Is the food supply strong enough to weather COVID-19?

Are empty shelves behind us or are there more shortages to come?

Woman staring through transparent plastic at people wearing PPE

UC Berkeley launches trial of saliva test for COVID-19

Saliva can be gathered without medical supervision, unlike current tests, which saves time, money and precious PPE.

Two students walk with facemasks on

Are masks the answer? Research says yes

A new study confirms that face coverings determine the pandemic’s trends and significantly reduce the number of infections.

UC Merced statue

Newly funded COVID-19 research aims to protect the most vulnerable

Researchers across UC rapidly pivot from their usual research areas to address gaps in knowledge and care with COVID-19.

Two medical students

Thank you to those lending hearts and minds to California’s recovery

From hospitals and labs to neighborhoods across California, UC staff, faculty, alumni and students are putting their creativity and compassion to work to help their neighbors and save lives.

Aggie volunteer arranging food pickups on the lawn

Photographer creates ‘Pandemic Portraits’

Karin Higgins documents the ‘new normal’ at UC Davis, highlighting the silver lining each photo subject has found in this historic moment.