Is that a persistent cold, bad allergies, … or long COVID?
Dr. Martin Schlusselberg of the UCR School of Medicine explains
Post-lockdown auto emissions can’t hide in the grass
University of California scientists have a new way to demonstrate which neighborhoods are most affected by air pollution from vehicle emissions. Their technique could help ensure people most affected by pollution will benefit from efforts to reduce it.
Coronavirus formation is successfully modeled
UC Riverside study could inform the design of effective drugs to fight SARS-CoV-2 and other coronaviruses
COVID-19 took serious toll on Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander mental and physical health
Two UC Riverside-led studies found concerning psychological and physical health problems among more than 300 NH/PIs in five US states
A shot in the arm
UC Riverside experts answer questions on Americans needing just one COVID-19 booster vaccine each year
Upward ventilation offers better protection from indoor coronavirus transmission
A simple change in the direction of the air forced through indoor gathering spaces by heating, air conditioning, and ventilation systems, could reduce the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19.
COVID-19 vaccines for very young children
UC Riverside vaccine expert David Lo shares his thoughts in a Q&A
No more flu for you? Discovery blocks influenza virus’ replication in cells
SUMOylation inhibitor could lead to highly effective ways to treat the flu and other respiratory viruses
Marginalized communities of color face high COVID-19 risk
UC Riverside study focused on farm-working communities in California’s Eastern Coachella Valley
Is there still a benefit to masking?
UC Riverside epidemiologist weighs in on how protective your mask is when nobody around you is masked
To mask, or not to mask?
To gauge whether scientists agree with popular sentiment around mask wearing, we check in here with three UC Riverside virologists and epidemiologists.
UC Riverside hunts for COVID-19 variants in California
Genetic analysis of COVID-19 samples at UC Riverside is helping state officials prepare for potential infection surges caused by new variants of the disease.
UCR biomedical scientist joins international SARS-CoV-2 group assembled by NIAID
SAVE focuses on mutations in SARS-CoV-2 and emerging virus variants
Should you get a second booster shot for COVID-19?
UC Riverside’s Dr. David Lo, a vaccine expert, shares his thoughts
A potential antiviral for SARS and SARS-like coronaviruses
UC Riverside-led study shows how an effective therapy against SARS-CoV-2 could be developed
Students receive Bear Bucks for COVID-19 test results
An incentive program aims to increase testing compliance and improve campus health at UC Riverside.
Researchers develop molecular traps to target SARS-CoV-2
Joint effort by UC Riverside and UCLA scientists aims to stop the COVID-19-spreading virus from attacking immune cells
Cleaning your car may not protect you from this carcinogen
It is unlikely that a cancer-causing chemical inside your car can be dusted or wiped way, according to new UC Riverside research.
It's back to the classroom on Jan. 31
UC Riverside resumes in-person instruction on Jan. 31. The first four weeks of winter quarter will have been remote, a product of a post-holidays spike in the new and highly transmissible Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus. But Provost Elizabeth Watkins said in a Jan. 24 email to campus that...
Booster mandate explained; students vaccines available
Emails to students and employees this week stressed the need to comply with booster mandates. This effectively refreshes the mandate requirements students and employees were asked to comply with this past fall, based on UC requirements. That mandate was met with more than a 95% vaccination rate among UCR’s students...