Content Tagged with: Brandon Brown

Experts weigh in on whether COVID-19 is here to stay

COVID-19 is far from beaten. Vaccines may not be the ultimate panacea to haul us out of the pandemic crisis. In the future, will outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, arrive in waves every winter? Might COVID-19 never go away? Experts at the University of California, Riverside, weigh...

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Should we be double masking?

UC Riverside epidemiologist answers this and other questions in Q&A

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Are people living with HIV more isolated during the pandemic?

A UC Riverside-led study, funded by Merck, is set to find out

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Tips for celebrating the holiday season during a pandemic

Meeting virtually with people outside your household is safest, says UC Riverside epidemiologist

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, University

Too much hype, too soon?

The news arrived Monday that the world has been awaiting since spring: a vaccine has been developed that shows a high degree of efficacy in late-stage trials: 90%. That puts it in the company of effective vaccines such as for measles, and well beyond what the medical community hoped for...

Epidemiologist answers questions on COVID-19 ranging from grocery store visits to wearing masks and gloves

Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the Center for Healthy Communities in the School of Medicine

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Epidemiologist answers common questions about coronavirus

Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the School of Medicine at UC Riverside

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Study links individual HPV types to HIV infection

UC Riverside-led study finds persons with any HPV type, more than one HPV type, or high-risk HPV are more likely to test HIV positive

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Study examines how age and ethnicity impact HIV testing

UC Riverside-led study in Southern California finds stigma, risk perceptions, and cost among major factors contributing to adults’ willingness to get HIV tested

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology