UCSF Doctor Says COVID-19 California Miracle Is Over Now, We Are Just Like Other StatesUCSF Dr. Bob Wachter once touted the 'California Miracle' due to the state’s success at flattening the curve. Now, as COVID-19 cases are surging, he says the California Miracle is over. We dodged a bullet, but we are catching this one.
UCSF Medical School Officials Pay Hackers $1.14 Million Ransom To Recover Stolen DataHackers who attacked computer servers at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine were paid a ransom of more than $1 million so researchers could regain access to data that had been maliciously encrypted by malware, according to university officials.
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.
UCSF Doctor Returning From Battling COVID-19 In New York Stunned By Conditions On FlightWith all the reports of dramatic declines in air travelers, Dr. Ethan Weiss, a UC-San Francisco cardiologist, returning from an assignment at a New York City hospital to help battle that city's COVID-19 outbreak was shocked to see the crowded conditions on his flight back to San Francisco.
Coronavirus Update: UCSF Partners With State To Train Thousands On Contact TracingUniversity of California at San Francisco will partner with UCLA and the California Department of Public Health to train thousands of residents across the state.
UCSF Leads Team Mapping Blueprint For How Coronavirus Attacks Human CellsAn international team led by UCSF scientists have discovered how a range of existing drugs may fight the coronavirus on a cellular level.
Coronavirus Update: UCSF Sets Up COVID-19 Ward At Mount Zion ComplexUC San Francisco Health began accepting patients Wednesday at a new Mount Zion medical center ward reserved for COVID-19 coronavirus patients.
Coronavirus Update: UCSF Performs Its 1st COVID-19 'Liquid Gold' Convalescent Plasma TransfusionIt’s been described as “liquid gold” by some. Convalescent plasma given by COVID-19 survivors could help those in danger of losing their own battles with the virus.
Coronavirus Update: UCSF Doctors, Nurses Travel To Treat Navajo Nation Members With COVID-19A group of physicians and nurses at University of California San Francisco traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to treat members of the Navajo Nation who have contracted the COVID-19 coronavirus.
UCSF Offers Free COVID-19 Tests To CA Counties; Cal Launches Asymptomatic StudyResearchers at Northern California universities are not wasting any time in the race for more COVID-19 testing and research to find a cure.
84-Year-Old Marin County Woman Battles Back From Bout With COVID-19By now, it’s understood that some of the most vulnerable to the coronavirus are seniors, especially those with serious underlying medical conditions. KPIX met with 84-year-old Doris Bloch, who told her amazing survival story.
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.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Medical Personnel Join NYC Coronavirus Battle; Curry Delivers Surprise MessageA group of 20 UC San Francisco health care workers -- 12 physicians and eight nurses -- boarded a flight to New York Saturday to join the battle against the coronavirus in that city and were treated to a special shoutout from Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry.
UC San Francisco Seeks Citizen Scientists To Learn More About COVID-19UCSF scientists are hoping that a newly reconfigured research app goes viral and generates data that can be used to fight against the coronavirus.
Scientists Focus On Antibody Tests That Could Be Key In Getting People Back To WorkScientists in the Bay Area and around the country are focusing on antibody tests that could determine who has recovered from the coronavirus without ever knowing it. The results could be key in getting people back to work.