Month: April 2022

OC ICUs’ COVID-19 cases far from surge highs, but is it too soon to get hopes up?

The Orange County Register, April 24, 2022

Professor participates in companion studies linking genes, increased schizophrenia risk

Marquis Vawter, Ph.D., research professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior at the UCI School of Medicine, participated in companion studies published in Nature, analyzing regions of the human genome associated with increased risk of schizophrenia. Researchers knew that the disorder carries a 60 to 80 percent inheritability and wanted to determine common […]

What health experts have to say about the end of the mask mandate

Healthline, April 22, 2022

What is ‘one-way masking’—and how can it protect you from COVID?

Health, April 22, 2022

The U.S. appealed to reinstate masks. But is it seeking to win?

The New York Times, April 22, 2022

Wilson Ho in the laboratory.

UCI scientists turn a hydrogen molecule into a quantum sensor

New technique enables precise measurement of electrostatic properties of materials

How at-home testing can throw off COVID-19 case rates

KCBS Radio, April 21, 2022

Why you may still want to carry a face mask, even without the mandate

USA Today, April 21, 2022

What are the symptoms of BA.2? Common signs of the omicron subvariant

Health, April 21, 2022

‘I’m not all better’: How long COVID upended the life of an L.A. teen

Los Angeles Times, April 21, 2022