UCI News

KABC, May 26, 2022 (Video)
Orange County residents now have access to same-day, in-home medical services
An at-home acute medical care service has partnered with UCI Health to bring services to patient’s homes. … Viral illness and infection are just some of the acute conditions these teams treat, seven days a week, for patients three months of age to the elderly.

The New York Times, May 26, 2022
From the Ancient Ashes of Vesuvius, Human DNA
Fabio Macciardi, a professor of molecular psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine is part of a team of geneticists and archaeologists who reported Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports that they had successfully sequenced the genome of this hypothetically lazy Latin lover. It was the first time that a complete stretch of mitochondrial DNA from Pompeian human or animal remains had been genetically decoded. [Subscription required, campus-wide access provided by UCI Libraries. Sign-up here: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/nytimes]

The Washington Post, May 27, 2022
The Health 202 – Mass violence takes toll on Americans’ psyches
The effect mass violence has on Americans’ psyches is also compounded by things like the covid-19 pandemic, political and social upheaval, and violence overseas. “We cannot see any one of these events in isolation. We are seeing a cascade of collective traumas,” said Roxane Cohen Silver, [Distinguished Professor of psychological science, medicine, and public health], at University of California, Irvine. [Subscription required, campus-wide access provided by UCI Libraries. Sign-up here: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/news/post]

The Orange County Register, May 25, 2022
COVID-19 cases hit levels of past summer surges in California
Consider this California’s first coronavirus surge of the endemic era. Even with the rise in home tests that don’t make it into official statistics, the state is now reporting more confirmed cases per day than it did at the peak of the summer 2020 surge, and is closing in on summer 2021 surge levels. … “This is what endemicity looks like,” said Andrew Noymer, a professor of [public] health at UC Irvine. … [Subscription required, campus-wide access provided by UCI Libraries. Sign-up here: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/news/ocregister]

Spectrum News 1 – In Focus SoCal, May 21, 2022 (Video)
AAPI Curriculum in California Classrooms
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, [Tanya McRae of “In Focus SoCal”] met with a group of SoCal educators. [UCI graduate] Virginia Nguyen is a high school history teacher who’s teaching teachers at a conference called “Teaching for Justice” at UCI. It also features Thuy Vo Dang, Curator for the Southeast Asian Archive, Research Librarian for Asian American Studies. [The story featuring UCI begins at the 16:35 mark.]

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