News & Spotlights

UCI health sciences students administer nearly 400 flu vaccines at pop-up clinic to help keep their fellow Anteaters healthy
December 06, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

At an interprofessional student-led event, volunteers from the UCI Program in Public Health, the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, and the Student Health Center provided flu shots to nearly 400 undergraduate and graduate students in a three-day, pop-up clinic at Anteater Plaza.


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Orange County’s COVID-19 Hospitalizations Climb (myNewsLA)
December 01, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

“The numbers are stable, kind of more of the same.” (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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Another COVID holiday: Is California in a better place this year? (Cal Matters)
November 23, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

“In rural counties, population density ought to be a protective factor, but we’ve seen time and time again that rural locations are not spared. They might get hit later, but they can get hit hard." (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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Orange County COVID-19 hospitalizations decline (Spectrum News 1)
December 02, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

"It's in the very, very early days right now and we really don't have a lot of good information to go on." (Featuring: Souleles, David)


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Illinois already provides health care to undocumented seniors. Nursing home coverage is needed, too. (Chicago Sun Times)
December 02, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

Older undocumented immigrants are at higher risk of repeat hospitalizations, according to a 2019 University of California, Irvine study that revealed the disparities between undocumented immigrants and insured patients in California. (Featuring: Ro, Annie)


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‘Pay-to-participate’ autism stem-cells paper retracted (Spectrum News)
December 02, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

“Distinctly underwhelming in terms of any conclusions about the efficacy of cord-blood products or stem-cell products for autism.” (Featuring: Turner, Leigh)


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Overturning Roe v. Wade Could Be a Death Sentence (teen vogue)
December 02, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

People in power decide who lives and dies, “who matters and who does not, who is disposable and who is not,” (Featuring affiliated faculty: Goodwin, Michele)


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‘I’m an Epidemiologist, and This Is What We Know About Omicron So Far’
December 02, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

"We know that viruses mutate to survive—and Omicron is likely one of many variants that we will see in the months (and even years) to come." (Featuring: Edwards, Karen)


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UCI Public health appoints its inaugural associate dean of research, an internationally renowned expert in occupational health
November 30, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

To expand its research initiatives, the UCI Program in Public Health has appointed its inaugural associate dean of research, David B. Richardson, PhD.


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Biden to reveal 'winter plan' on COVID, omicron variant. Here's what health experts want to hear. (USA Today, yahoo news, MSN News)
December 01, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

“If people are concerned about this, they should be reconstituting these measures on their own to reduce the spread to other people.” (Featuring: Edwards, Karen)


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