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A summary of COVID-19 related news and media featuring Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science faculty and staff 

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August 2021-September 2021

09/01/2021
The Role of Statins in COVID-19, With a Focus on Patients With Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Faculty featured: Lori Daniels, MD

08/22/2021
Back-to-school stress? UCSD experts unmask strategies for keeping children healthy as they head to campuses
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

08/22/2021
Uneasiness persists as kids return to school with Delta variant spreading
HWSPH Faculty featuredGretchen Bandoli, PhD

08/05/2021
Biden aims to vaccinate more kids through sports and PTAs
HWSPH Faculty featured: Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD

08/05/2021
How Public Health Experts Protect Their Kids From COVID-19
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

08/02/2021
Statins may increase chance of COVID-19 survival among those with heart disease
HWSPH Faculty featured: Lori Daniels, MD

June 2021-July 2021

April 2021-May 2021

05/19/2021
In-Depth: Early data shows COVID-19 vaccine safe for pregnant women
HWSPH Faculty featured: Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

05/19/2021
New Mask Guidelines Make Sense in a Vacuum, But We Live in the Real World
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD, Richard Garfein, PhD, MPH, Nancy Binkin, MD, MPH

05/18/2021
Honor system, paper cards won't cut it for COVID-19 vaccine verification, experts say. 'Vaccine passports' are coming
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

05/17/2021
723 Epidemiologists on When and How the U.S. Can Fully Return to Normal
HWSPH Faculty featured: Gretchen Bandoli, PhD

05/10/2021
School Reopenings ‘Substantially’ Increased Covid-19 Spread In Texas, Economic Study Finds
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

05/03/2021
Can La Jolla reach herd immunity against COVID-19? UCSD expert says it’s ‘not realistic’
HWSPH Faculty featured: Richard Garfein, PhD, MPH

05/03/2021
As Vaccine Demand Slows, Political Differences Go on Display in California Counties
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

04/21/2021
Unions Use Their Advocacy Skills To Get COVID-19 Vaccines In Members’ Arms
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

04/21/2021
Not all Asian Americans are being vaccinated at high rates. A Chinatown clinic shows why
HWSPH Faculty featured: Happy Araneta, PhD, MPH

04/20/2021
How Churches Are Influencing Vaccine Decisions 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

04/17/2021
Study: Regular exercise shielded COVID-19 patients from hospitalization, death
HWSPH Faculty featured: James Sallis, PhD (Emeritus)

04/14/2021
Consistent Physical Activity Associated with Reduced Risk of Poor COVID-19 Outcomes
HWSPH Faculty featured: James Sallis, PhD (Emeritus)

04/13/2021
Here's Why You Might Not Want to Laminate Your Vaccine Card
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

04/08/2021
Opinion: Individual and organizational efforts against COVID-19 must continue. Here’s why we can’t let our guard down
HWSPH Faculty featured: Cheryl Anderson, PhD, MPH, MS

04/08/2021
Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk
HWSPH Faculty featured: Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

04/06/2021
Move beyond your pandemic slump: Get up and get going
HWSPH Faculty featured: James Sallis, PhD (Emeritus)

February 2021-March 2021

03/30/2021
Biden, CDC Director Warn Of Virus Rebound If Nation Lets Up
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

03/29/2021
Concerns over low AAPI vaccination rates among elderly San Diegans
HWSPH Faculty featured: Happy Araneta, PhD, MPH

03/20/2021
Without data, COVID-19’s impact on some San Diego minorities is overlooked, advocates say
HWSPH Faculty featured: Happy Araneta, PhD, MPH

03/24/2021
COVID-19 Pandemic Inspiring People to Attend Public Health Schools
HWSPH Faculty featured: Cheryl Anderson, PhD, MPH, MS

03/09/2021
Social Security and Medicare may experience their own COVID-19 side effects, experts say
HWSPH Faculty featured: Richard Kronick, PhD

03/03/2021
Opinion: If San Diego wants an equitable vaccine distribution, racism should be addressed head-on
HWSPH Faculty featured: Happy Araneta, PhD, MPH

02/28/2021
Arab Americans, deemed 'white' in government records, suffer an unseen COVID-19 crisis
HWSPH Faculty featured: Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD

02/25/2021
NIH Awards UC San Diego $33 Million for Five COVID-19 Diagnostic Projects
HWSPH Faculty featured: Jesse Nodora, DrPH, Linda Hill, MD, MPH, and Elena Martinez, PhD

02/17/2021
Prep sports advocates grow in numbers, continue push for return-to-play
HWSPH Faculty featured: Richard Garfein, PhD, MPH

02/11/2021
How Should Parents Decide to Send Their Children Back to School for In-Person Instruction? 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Andrea LaCroix, PhD, MPH 

02/05/2021
Should you get the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant? Here's what experts say
HWSPH Faculty featured: Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

02/01/2021
Covid-19 Vaccines Leave Pregnant Women in a Quandary 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

02/01/2021
Filipino Residents Have Been Hit Hard by COVID – But No One Knows Just How Hard 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Happy Araneta, PhD, MPH

02/01/2021
Restaurant, Retail COVID-19 Outbreaks Decreased During Stay-At-Home Order 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Andrea LaCroix, PhD, MPH

02/01/2020
COVID: A ‘Stress Test’ for the Heart
HWSPH Faculty featured: Lori Daniels, MD

November 2020-January 2021

01/28/2021
When will you feel safe to travel? 5 epidemiologists share hopes, fears, data and guesses 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Nancy Binkin, MD, MPH

01/19/2021
Covid-19 vaccine guidance for those who are lactating is based on faulty assumptions, experts say 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

01/15/2021
Covid-19 deaths in San Diego County have doubled since Thanksgiving
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

01/07/2021
Commentary: Health experts and other San Diego leaders must unite to better coordinate pandemic response 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Cheryl Anderson, PhD, MPH, MS

12/24/2020
Scientists rush to determine if mutant strain of coronavirus will deepen pandemic 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Nancy Binkin, MD, MPH

12/21/2020
Op-Ed: A Better Way to End the Pandemic Quickly 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Michael Criqui, MD, MPH

12/15/2020
35 Places You're Most Likely to Catch COVID 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Andrea LaCroix, PhD, MPH

12/06/2020
Can you have the coronavirus vaccine if you're on statins? 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Lori Daniels, MD

11/21/2020
UC San Diego health experts outline COVID-19's racial divide and offers suggestions for bridging it 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Happy Araneta, PhD, MPH

11/21/2020
As Black Friday approaches, retailers lobby states to stay open 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD

11/17/2020
Breastmilk Harbors Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 
HWSPH Faculty featured: Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

11/17/2020
"We shouldn't gather for Thanksgiving, but here's what to do if you're going to do it anyway."
HWSPH Faculty featured: Rebecca Fielding-Miller, PhD

September-October 2020

July-August 2020

HWSPH Faculty featured:  Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD

7/29/2020

May-June 2020

March-April 2020