Black, Hispanic Kids Impacted More Severely By Coronavirus, Research ShowsBlack and Hispanic children are impacted more severely by the coronavirus, with higher case rates, hospitalizations and virus-related complications, according to research released this week. These findings mirror similar reports across the nation of adults in minority communities being hit harder by COVID-19.
Why Some People Who Haven't Had COVID-19 Might Already Have Some ImmunityThe immune systems of some people who have not been exposed to the coronavirus could have some familiarity with the pathogen – possibly helping to reduce the severity of illness if that person does get COVID-19, a new study suggests.
Sacramento Research Lab Welcomes First Vaccine Trial Participants For Moderna StudyThe first eight participants joined the Moderna phase three COVID-19 vaccine trial at Benchmark Research in Sacramento.
Virus Antibodies Fade Fast But Not Necessarily ProtectionNew research suggests that antibodies the immune system makes to fight the new coronavirus may only last a few months in people with mild illness, but that doesn’t mean protection also is gone or that it won’t be possible to develop an effective vaccine.
Oxford's COVID-19 Vaccine Appears Safe And Induces Immune Response, Early Results SuggestResults from trials involving three different coronavirus vaccines released Monday, all showed positive results, with evidence the vaccines can produce immune responses that would be expected to protect people against infection.
Research Company Calling For Sacramento Volunteers To Test COVID-19 VaccineBenchmark Research is teaming up with pharmaceutical companies to launch clinical research trials in Sacramento.
Coronavirus Hot Spots Should Pause Reopenings, Not Shut Down Again, Fauci Now SaysStates with spiking coronavirus cases, including California, still can contain them by pausing their reopening processes, rather than shutting down a second time, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday.
Here's How To Volunteer For A COVID-19 Vaccine TrialIf you want to be one of the first to receive an experimental vaccine for Covid-19, now's your chance.
'Wear A Mask' Campaign Launched In Response To California Coronavirus SurgeGov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday announced the launch of a "Wear A Mask" public awareness campaign encouraging Californians to wear facial coverings as the state experiences a continued spike in coronavirus cases.
How California Went From Success Story To Virus Hot SpotHeading into Memorial Day weekend, California's mood was celebratory. The state had avoided dire predictions of a coronavirus surge, hospitalizations were starting to decline and restaurants and most other businesses had reopened. As July 4th approaches, the mood has soured.
New Study Finds Troubling Signs Of 'Brain Complications' In Severe COVID-19 CasesA new coronavirus study out of the United Kingdom found troubling signs of brain complications in patients with severe COVID-19.
Researchers Developing Product To Better Protect People From CoronavirusResearchers at UC Davis are developing a product to better protect people from the novel coronavirus and make testing easier and faster.
Fauci: Americans Ignoring Science During Pandemic Is 'Frustrating'Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading infectious diseases expert, is frustrated about the nation's inability to stop the continued spread of coronavirus, which he says is largely because Americans aren't following recommended health guidelines.
The Science Of Face Masks: Growing Body Of Evidence Shows Masks Reduce Spread Of COVID-19There is a growing body of scientific evidence that shows masks do reduce the spread of COVID-19.
1 In 10 Coronavirus Patients With Diabetes Die Within A Week, Study FindsOne in 10 coronavirus patients with diabetes died within the first seven days of hospitalization, and one in five needed a ventilator to breathe, according to new research.