Month: February 2021

Orange County will expand vaccination eligibility to educators, food and agriculture sectors next week

Orange County Register, Feb. 19, 2021

Dying on the waitlist

ProPublica, Feb. 18, 2021

Scientists developing ‘universal’ coronavirus vaccine to prevent future pandemics

The Denver Channel, Feb. 18, 2021 (Video)

Why the pandemic has destroyed your ability to concentrate

YourTango, Feb. 18, 2021

Orange County will intermittently close mass vaccination sites due to low supply

Orange County Register, Feb. 18, 2021

Israel’s vaccine success

WORLD Radio – World and Everything in It, Feb. 18, 2021 (Podcast)

Patches being tested at UCI as a potential way to administer vaccines

Spectrum News 1, Feb. 18, 2021 (Video)

Image of a health care robot being used to treat a patient

UCI to help develop robots to protect healthcare workers, reduce isolation

UC-wide study will improve telehealth to better serve vulnerable communities

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