COVID Vaccine Trials Lacking Minority ParticipantsResearch is underway across the country as pharmaceutical companies launch COVID-19 vaccine trials, but while the clock is ticking on these clinical trials, exactly who participates in them is equally important.
UC Davis Health Encourages COVID-19 Patients To Participate In Clinical Trial For Drug Used By PresidentThe White House says President Donald Trump is being given several forms of treatment from simple over-the-counter remedies like zinc and vitamin D to an antibody cocktail, Regeneron, that's still in the trial phase.
Updated CDC Guidance Acknowledges Coronavirus Can Spread Through The Air"Airborne viruses, including COVID-19, are among the most contagious and easily spread," the CDC site now says.
CDC Director: COVID Vaccine Won't Be Widely Available Until Mid-2021The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told lawmakers on Wednesday that he doesn't expect a potential COVID-19 vaccine to be available for most Americans until the middle of next year, even as the government unveiled plans to begin distributing a vaccine as soon as possible.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
California Biotech Company Claims They're Steps Away From Coronavirus CureA California biotech company claims they're steps away from an all-out cure for the coronavirus.
UC Davis Researchers To Begin Testing Coronavirus Vaccine Patch This WeekResearchers at UC Davis will begin testing a coronavirus vaccine on mice this week.
WHO: No Evidence Coronavirus Survivors Can't Get Second InfectionThe World Health Organization is warning that there is no evidence that coronavirus survivors can not be reinfected with the virus again.
Coronavirus Causes Sudden Strokes In Young Adults, Doctors SayThe coronavirus appears to be causing sudden strokes in adults in their 30s and 40s who are not otherwise terribly ill, doctors reported Wednesday.
Researchers Say California Could Potentially Reopen Sooner Than Governor's ProjectionsResearchers are saying California may be able to start lifting restrictions earlier than the governor's projections.
UC Davis Researchers Conducting Coronavirus Study Suggest Social Media Tracking To Help Forecast OutbreaksUC Davis researchers conducting a study of coronavirus-related posts on China's popular microblogging website Weibo say social media surveillance could help health officials identify and respond to emerging outbreaks.
Experts Warn Of Urgent Need For Coronavirus Mental Health ResearchMental health and brain research must be a higher priority in the response to the coronavirus pandemic, scientists have said, warning that the crisis could have a "profound" and "pervasive impact" on global mental health now and in the future.