Study: COVID-19 Testing Proving Fiscally Costly For San Francisco Bay Area CountiesResearchers at UC Berkeley estimate that the costs of testing for the coronavirus and treating confirmed COVID-19 cases across California already has topped $2.4 billion and some Bay Area counties are enduring the state's highest per-capita costs.
Malaria Drug Fails To Prevent COVID-19 In A Rigorous StudyA malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large, high-quality study to test it in people in close contact with someone with the disease.
UC Study: U.S. COVID-19 Victims Endure Long Hospital Stays, Higher Rates Of ICU AdmissionsUniversity of California-Berkeley researchers have crunch the numbers surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak across the country and found that patients in the U.S. were enduring longer hospital stays and facing higher rates of intensive care unit admission than patients in China.
Coronavirus Update: Stanford Doctors Begin Clinical Trial Of New Treatment For COVID-19 PatientsHoping it may be a 'magic bullet' in the battle against COVID-19, Stanford doctors have begun the clinical trial of a drug used to treat hepatitis patients on those infected with the coronavirus.
UCSF Study Reveals Smokers May Suffer More Severe COVID-19 SymptomsSmoking significantly worsens COVID-19 symptoms, according to a new analysis by UC-San Francisco of the association between smoking and progression of the infectious disease.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bay Area Dentists Preparing To Reopen Their OfficesBay Area dentists are ramping up preparations for a June reopening of their offices, which have been closed during the coronavirus shelter-in-place order except for emergency procedures since March.
Pioneering Immunotherapy Targeting Elusive Cancer Cells In ChildrenThe “remarkably successful” CAR-T cell therapy is giving new hope to the sickest cancer patients. Now, Stanford experts are focusing on advancing its use and broadening its benefits.
Coronavirus Update: Virus May Have A New Symptom -- What Is 'COVID Toe'Swollen, inflamed, and puffy red toes are common when exposed to cold and damp conditions, but doctors are noticing a spike at the wrong time.
Coronavirus Update: Newsom Lifts Statewide Hospital Restrictions On Essential SurgeriesGov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that he was lifting the restrictions placed upon hospitals that had put on hold all scheduled surgical procedures in anticipation of a massive wave of COVID-19 patients overwhelming the state's health care system.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Releases COVID-19 Outbreak Tracking Map By Zip CodePublic health officials Monday released a breakdown of San Francisco's more than 1,200 confirmed coronavirus cases by neighborhoods and zip codes, revealing the city's Mission District has been the hottest spot for community spread during the current outbreak.
Newsom, Health Experts Say COVID-19 Testing Must Ramp Up Before Reopening StateWhen it comes to beating the coronavirus pandemic and reopening the state, a lot more testing for the virus has to be conducted, medical experts and California governor Gavin Newsom say.
Coronavirus Pandemic: San Mateo Officials Report 8 New Coronavirus Fatalities; Bay Area Death Toll Tops 100Health officials reported Tuesday eight new coronavirus fatalities among San Mateo County residents, raising the county's death toll to 21 since the virus outbreak began in February.
Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Officials Report New Death, 2 New Positive Tests At Homeless ShelterSan Francisco health officials reported Monday a new coronavirus death in the city over the last 24 hours and 13 new positive results among its residents.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Napa Officials Report County's 2nd Coronavirus DeathHealth officials reported Friday that a second Napa County resident has died from the coronavirus, raising the 10-county San Francisco Bay Area's death toll from the virus to 79.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Grand Princess Crew Member Dies From Coronavirus As the Grand Princess remained moored in San Francisco Bay Friday, a coalition of local community groups announced that among the 74 lives claimed regionally by the coronavirus was a crewmember from the Philippines.