Day: February 17, 2021

More People are dying in the field after 9-1-1 calls than previous years; Will New Santa Ana vaccine site help bridge OC’s racial disparities?

Voice of OC, Feb. 17, 2021

Counterfeit N95 masks are flooding the market—here’s how to know if yours is real”The best use for N95 masks are in health care, where aerosol-generating procedures are done that may put health care workers at risk for aerosolized transmission,” Shruti Gohil, MD, professor of medicine and associate medical director epidemiology and infection prevention with UCI Health, tells Health. … What’s more important is ensuring your mask fits well and is comfortable to wear, Dr. Gohil says. “Choose a mask that you’re likely to wear and keep it on whenever you are in public, and try not to fidget with it” she advises.

Health, Feb. 17, 2021

The CDC Is Warning You Not to Do This Right Before You Get Vaccinated

Best Life, Feb. 17, 2021

Should you take Tylenol or Motrin before the COVID-19 vaccine?

MSN (Deseret News), Feb. 17, 2021

UCI researchers eavesdrop on cellular conversations

New computational tool decodes biological language of signaling molecules

Healthcare worker in gloves drawing vaccine from a vial at Covid vaccination clinic at the Bren Events Center on the UCI campus

UCI pharmacists on the front lines

Long working behind the scenes in COVID-19 research and education, they’re now helping to distribute and administer the vaccine

Breaking the chain of infection one call at a time

UCI’s leading-edge contact tracing program has helped control the coronavirus’s spread on campus and in the community