News & Spotlights

CDC Says COVID, Flu Vaccines Can Be Co-Administered (Medscape)
September 16, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

"The seasonal flu shot is very well tolerated (has low rates of serious adverse events), as is the COVID shot." (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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Why reducing lead exposure is part of an Orange County city’s new climate pledge (Grist)
September 16, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

Santa Ana, California, declared a climate emergency last week -- and simultaneously pledged to protect its residents from lead contamination. (Featuring: LeBron, Alana, Wu, Jun; and Masri, Shahir)


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LA, OC COVID numbers trending downward (Spectrum News 1)
September 16, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

"The test positivity is very important and I like to see that dropping. That's a kind of leading indicator so I'll be unhappy if that goes sideways." (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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OC’s COVID-19 Hospitalizations Continue to Trend Down (my News LA)
September 16, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

“The test positivity is very important and I like to see that dropping. That’s a kind of leading indicator so I’ll be unhappy if that goes sideways.” (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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CDC: It’s Safe to Get COVID, Flu Vaccines at Same Time (WebMD)
September 16, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

“The seasonal flu shot is very well tolerated, as is the COVID shot.” (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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Latino Excellence and Achievement Awarded to Emilia Fields (Office of Inclusive Excellence)
September 16, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

Emilia Fields is a 2nd year PhD student who is passionate about improving health disparities as they relate to infectious diseases in the Latinx community.


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What’s Next in the Legal Fight Against Texas’s Extreme Abortion Ban (New York Mag)
September 15, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

“It’s meant to so deeply chill action that it paralyzes this constitutional right altogether.” (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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Why Texas’ Abortion Snitches Will Target Black Women Most (Daily Beast)
September 15, 2021 - Public Health News Spotlight

“The people in the United States who are most likely to die by carrying pregnancies to term are Black women." (Featuring affiliated faculty: Goodwin, Michele)


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