Rapid, Inexpensive, Easy COVID-19 Saliva Test Could Soon Be AvailableWhen it comes to curbing COVID-19, one way to return to a more normal way of life is to rapidly detect where the virus is spreading.
San Francisco Mayor Breed, Supervisor Walton Test Negative For COVID-19 After Possible ExposureSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Shamann Walton both confirmed Thursday they have tested negative for COVID-19 after possible exposure.
SF Mayor Breed, Supervisor Walton Tested For COVID-19 After Possible ExposureSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Shamann Walton confirmed they may have been exposed to the coronavirus.
Ready For Primetime Or False Hope? Richmond's ARCpoint Labs Providing COVID-19 Antibody TestsIt’s being touted as the newest weapon in the battle against the deadly coronavirus: an antibody test that promises to tell you if you’ve been infected and developed antibodies.
UC Berkeley, UCSF Researchers Post Preliminary Results Of Joint COVID-19 Antibody Test Kit StudyResearchers at UC Berkeley and UCSF launched a joint study of antibody test kits to examine potential immunity, temporary or otherwise, to COVID-19. Preliminary results can be found at covidtestingproject.org.
Second Inmate At SF Jail Tests Positive For COVID-19, Showed No SymptomsThe San Francisco Sheriff's Office on Sunday confirmed a second case of an inmate testing positive for the COVID-19, adding the inmate did not show any COVID-19 symptoms and had been kept isolated from the general population.
Coronavirus Pandemic: UCSF Testing High-Tech Gene Technology To Detect COVID-19 InfectionsUniversity Of California-San Francisco researchers have begun using CRISPR gene-targeting technology to test for the presence of the coronavirus.
Landlords Face Ethics Of Public Safety Vs. Personal Privacy When Tenants Test Positive For CoronavirusDo tenants have the right to know if someone in their building tested positive? Can landlords demand an infected person to tell them?
Sunnyvale Lab Gives Details On How New Rapid Coronavirus Test WorksOfficials with Sunnyvale-based company Cepheid on Sunday provided some explanation as to how its recently FDA-approved coronavirus test operates.
British Actor Idris Elba Tests Positive For Coronavirus On the heels of Tom Hanks and his wife, now another Hollywood star has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Alaska Airlines Agent At SFO Tests Positive For COVID-19 An Alaska Airlines customer service agent at San Francisco International Airport has tested positive for COVID-19.
23AndMe Receives FDA Approval To Test For Breast Cancer Gene MutationsThere's a new genetic test for breast cancer that can be taken at home, without a doctor's approval. And not everyone is on board.
New Study Shows Quantities Of BPA Found In Canned Food Still HighIt's convenient and a staple in most kitchens, but a lot of canned food still contains an ingredient linked to birth defects and cancer.
Breast Cancer Survivor Develops Urine Test For Early DetectionA UC Davis graduate who survived breast cancer is developing a urine test that she says could detect it earlier.
Simulated 6.7 Earthquake Shakes 6-Story Test Building At UC San DiegoThe event was a simulation of the 6.7-magnitude Northridge quake. That temblor caused heavy damage to the Los Angeles area in 1994.