'We're Suffering;' UCSF Nurses Allege Chronic Shortages At Mount Zion CampusAt the University of California San Francisco Medical Center at Mount Zion, approximately 12 nurses are needed to staff two floors for one shift, according to Maxine Lorenzana, a nurse at UCSF.
Overcoming COVID Vaccine Hesitancy, Myths, Misinformation Becoming More DifficultCOVID case numbers are rising and the consequences of that loom over everyone, so people are inevitably asking about the holdouts, those who are choosing not to get vaccinated. From anti-vax myths to old fashioned stubbornness, there are a lot of reasons behind that and changing minds, at this point, will be difficult.
COVID Study: Food, Agriculture, Construction Workers Top List Of Most At Risk Of COVID DeathA University of California, San Francisco study of the jobs at most risk for death from COVID-19 shows line cooks, machine operators, agricultural workers and construction laborers at the top of the list.
President-Elect Biden Taps UCSF Faculty Members For New Coronavirus PanelPresident-elect Joe Biden’s newly established coronavirus advisory board includes three faculty members at the University of California at San Francisco, the university said Monday.
Coronavirus Tracking App Unveiled To Notify User When They Are Exposed To COVID-19The state of California has partnered with other western states to pilot a mobile app designed by Google and Apple that notifies a user when they have been exposed to someone infected with the novel coronavirus.
'Nanobody' Nasal Spray Could Stop Spread Of COVID-19 VirusUniversity of California, San Francisco scientists have discovered a novel approach to fighting this pandemic, and the invention was inspired by what is naturally found in llamas.
Man Robbed, Killed At UCSF Medical Clinic; Suspect ArrestedA suspect was arrested Wednesday in the robbery and murder of a man at a medical clinic at the University of California, San Francisco, campus police reported.
'COVID-Phobia' Harming Skittish Patients Needing Care, Health Care Industry As A Whole
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.
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.
Jefferson Award Winner Travels The Globe So That Doctors Can Change LivesFor coordinating the humanitarian missions of Operation Rainbow and changing the lives of children around the world, this week's Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Laura Escobosa.
UCSF Shuttle Driver Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal CrashA University of California at San Francisco shuttle bus driver pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charge stemming from a July crash that killed a doctor on board, prosecutors said.
Undocumented Oakland Father Denied Life-Saving Surgery Jesus Navarro needs a transplant. He has insurance, and his wife wants to donate a kidney, but University of California, San Francisco won’t do the transplant.
UCSF Shuttle Driver Facing Manslaughter Charges In Deadly CrashA University of California at San Francisco shuttle bus driver has been charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for allegedly running a red light and causing a crash in July that killed a doctor on board, prosecutors said Thursday.
HealthWatch: UCSF Study Helps Demystify Alcohol Addiction For the first time, researchers have demonstrated the effect of alcohol on the human brain - a discovery that may lead to better treatments for alcohol addiction.